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View, Jefferson Standard Building, Greensboro, North Carolina

Jefferson Standard Building (Greensboro, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Jefferson Standard Building, Greensboro, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Beaux-Arts (style)
Office complexes
Original Format:
Color slides
Item identifier:
buch0304
Photographer:
Buchman, Tim more info on Buchman, Tim 
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Greensboro (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Tim Buchman Photographs, 1988-1998 (MC00583) held by Preservation North Carolina
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building: Jefferson Standard Building (Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Hartmann, Charles C., 1889-1977 
Built:
Community:
Greensboro
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
Julian Price (president of Jefferson Standard Life Insurance Company), first owner.
Historical note:
Company president Julian Price offered the commission of the Jefferson Standard Building to New York architect Charles C. Hartmann on the condition that he agree to move to Greensboro. Hartmann agreed and continued to design in Greensboro for forty years. When the structure was built, it was the tallest building in the state and allegedly, in the South. The building is considered the premier Beaux Arts skyscraper in state.
Location:
Greensboro (N.C.)
Subjects:
Beaux-Arts (style)
Historic buildings
Multistory buildings
National Register of Historic Places
North Carolina -- History
Office buildings
Office complexes