55 Marietta Street

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55 Marietta Street
55 Marietta Street, Atlanta.jpg
Former namesBank South Building
Fulton National Bank Building
General information
TypeCommercial offices
Location55 Marietta Street NW
Atlanta, Georgia
Coordinates33°45′21″N 84°23′28″W / 33.75574°N 84.39103°W / 33.75574; -84.39103Coordinates: 33°45′21″N 84°23′28″W / 33.75574°N 84.39103°W / 33.75574; -84.39103
Roof89.92 m (295.0 ft)
Technical details
Floor count21
Design and construction
ArchitectWyatt C. Hedrick
Main contractorHenry C. Beck Company

55 Marietta Street, formerly the Fulton National Bank Building and the Bank South Building is a 21-story, 89.9 m (295 ft) office building in Atlanta, Georgia. It was the tallest building in the city when completed in 1958 until surpassed by One Park Tower in 1961.[3] 55 Marietta Street is the site of the U.S. Post Office and Customs House (built 1878), which served from 1910 to 1930 as City Hall (demolished 1930s)[4]

See also


  1. ^ 55 Marietta Street at Emporis
  2. ^ "55 Marietta Street". SkyscraperPage.
  3. ^ "Fulton National Bank". Atlanta Time Machine. 3 February 2009. Retrieved 30 January 2011.
  4. ^ Excerpts from Atlanta and Environs: A Chronicle of Its People and Events: Vol. 1: 1820s-1870s, Franklin Miller Garrett
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