Peachtree Tower Apartments (1962)

  • At the corner of Peachtree and Baker Streets, this 23-story apartment building with 328 studio, one-, and two-bedroom units was the first luxury apartment building in the center of Atlanta.
  • The 240-foot-high structure included a reinforced concrete structural frame and masonry exterior with caisson foundations and was completed in 18 months. The grand opening was held in July 1962.
  • The building, equipped with high-speed elevators, was designed to bring luxury living within walking distance of Atlanta's central business district.
  • At the time of completion, the building housed more than 10,000 square feet of retail tenants: a 150-seat fine restaurant and lounge; a 1,200-square-foot food store; a drug store, barber shop, beauty salon, and shoe repair shop; tenant-only coin-operated laundry; a vending area; and office space.
  • Construction materials used included 2,152,462 pounds of steel, 65,922 sacks of cement for concrete work, and 10,116 sacks of mortar for brick work.

Atlanta, GA

C.D. Spangler Construction Company | Charlotte, NC

Francis M. Daves, RA

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