Equitable Building (Atlanta 1892)

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Equitable Building
General information
Type Commercial offices
Location 30-44 Edgewood Avenue SE
Atlanta, Georgia
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Opening 1892
Demolished 1971
Antenna spire 35.91 m (117.8 ft)
Roof 32 m (105 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 8
Lifts/elevators 4
Design and construction
Architect Burnham and Root
Main contractor George 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 (Atlanta 1892) at Emporis
  2. "APC purchases lot to return Grant Mansion property to 1906 boundaries". Atlanta Preservation Center. 13 December 2008. Retrieved 14 October 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>