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8 West Third Street

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Area  less than one acre
NRHP Reference #  84002306
Architectural style  Renaissance architecture
Architect  Frank Pierce Milburn
Built  1911
Opened  1911
Added to NRHP  31 March 1984
8 West Third Street
Location  8 W. Third St., Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Similar  Winston Tower, Reynolda House Museum, Bowman Gray Stadium, W Dennie Spry Soccer St, Southeastern Center for Contemp

8 West Third Street is a 126 ft nine-story skyscraper in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, also known as the Wachovia Bank and Trust Company Building. It was built in 1911 as the headquarters of Wachovia Bank and Trust, with the ninth floor added in 1917. It was Winston-Salem's first steel frame skyscraper, built in the Renaissance Revival style, and it was the city's tallest building from 1911 until the O'Hanlon Building was built in 1915, and again from 1917 until the completion of Hotel Robert E. Lee in 1921. The Wachovia Bank and Trust Company Building served as the bank's headquarters until a new headquarters was built in 1966. It was named to the National Register of Historic Places on May 31, 1984 as "Wachovia Bank and Trust Company Building".

It was designed by Milburn, Heister & Company.

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8 West Third Street Wikipedia


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