Equitable Building (Atlanta 1892)

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Equitable Building
Equitable Building (Atlanta 1892).jpg
General information
TypeCommercial offices
Location30-44 Edgewood Avenue SE
Atlanta, Georgia
Coordinates33°45′16″N 84°23′15″W / 33.754372°N 84.387585°W / 33.754372; -84.387585Coordinates: 33°45′16″N 84°23′15″W / 33.754372°N 84.387585°W / 33.754372; -84.387585
Antenna spire35.91 m (117.8 ft)
Roof32 m (105 ft)
Technical details
Floor count8
Design and construction
ArchitectBurnham and Root
Main contractorGeorge A. Fuller Company

Equitable Building was a 35.91 m (117.8 ft), eight-story building at 30 Edgewood Avenue SE, in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Equitable Building was built for Joel Hurt, a prominent Atlanta developer and streetcar magnate. It was designed by Chicago's Burnham and Root, the firm established by Georgia-born architect John Wellborn Root (1850-1891) and his partner Daniel Hudson Burnham. When completed in 1892 it was the tallest building with the most floors in Atlanta outside the State Capitol until 1897.

The building was demolished in 1971.[2]

See also


  1. ^ Equitable Building at Emporis
  2. ^ "APC purchases lot to return Grant Mansion property to 1906 boundaries". Atlanta Preservation Center. 13 December 2008. Archived from the original on 30 January 2011. Retrieved 14 October 2010.
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