Bank of America Tower

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Bank of America Tower (Jacksonville) is located in Central Jacksonville
Bank of America Tower (Jacksonville)
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Bank of America Tower (Jacksonville) is located in Florida
Bank of America Tower (Jacksonville)
Bank of America Tower (Jacksonville) (Florida)
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Former namesBarnett Center
Nationsbank Tower
General information
TypeCommercial office
Architectural stylePost-modern
Location50 North Laura Street
Jacksonville, Florida
Coordinates30°19′37″N 81°39′35″W / 30.32691°N 81.65962°W / 30.32691; -81.65962Coordinates: 30°19′37″N 81°39′35″W / 30.32691°N 81.65962°W / 30.32691; -81.65962
Completed1990
OwnerParameter Realty Partners
ManagementParameter Realty Partners
Height
Roof189.06 m (620.3 ft)
Technical details
Floor count43
Floor area660,000 sq ft (61,000 m2)
Lifts/elevators19
Design and construction
ArchitectMurphy/Jahn, Inc. Architects

Bank of America Tower (originally Barnett Center) is a skyscraper in the downtown area of Jacksonville, Florida, at the northwest corner of Bay and Laura streets. At 617 ft (188 m), it is the tallest building in Jacksonville, and the seventeenth-tallest in Florida (the tallest ten all being in Miami). It was built as the headquarters of Barnett Bank and originally named Barnett Center, but the name was changed to NationsBank Tower in 1998 after Barnett Bank was acquired by NationsBank. NationsBank soon acquired Bank of America and the building's name was changed to Bank of America Tower in 1999. The 42-floor structure was designed by German-American architect Helmut Jahn, and is constructed of reinforced concrete.


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