Bank of America Plaza (Charlotte)

The Bank of America Plaza is a 503 feet (153 m), 40-story skyscraper in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is the 6th tallest in the city. It contains 887,079 square feet (82,412 m2) of rentable area of which 75,000 sq ft (7,000 m2) of retail space, and the rest office space. The tower also has below-grade parking garage has space for 456 vehicles and leases a nearby five-level garage, providing 730 additional parking spaces.

Bank of America Plaza
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General information
TypeOffice / Retail
Location101 South Tryon Street
Coordinates35°13′36″N 80°50′36″W / 35.2266°N 80.8432°W / 35.2266; -80.8432Coordinates: 35°13′36″N 80°50′36″W / 35.2266°N 80.8432°W / 35.2266; -80.8432
Antenna spire503 ft (153 m)
Technical details
Floor count40
Floor area887,079 sq ft (82,412 m2)

Opened in 1974 as NCNB Plaza, it served as the world headquarters for NCNB and its successor, NationsBank, until the opening of NationsBank Corporate Center in 1992. It was the tallest building in North Carolina from its completion in 1974 until it was surpassed by One First Union Center in 1987. The tower is located at the intersection of East Trade Street and South Tryon Street. A bronze sculpture entitled "Il Grande Disco" is located in the plaza adjacent to the building. Behringer Harvard REIT I Inc bought the tower in 2006.

NCNB Plaza was built along with the 350-room Radisson Plaza. In 1998, LaSalle Advisors of Chicago owned NationsBank Plaza and the Radisson Plaza when Omni Hotels, which exited Charlotte two years earlier, bought the hotel with plans for an $8 million renovation, making it a Four Diamond luxury hotel.[1]

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  1. ^ Doug Smith, "Back Uptown: Omni to Buy Radisson", The Charlotte Observer, December 9, 1998.

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Preceded by
Jefferson First Union Tower
Tallest Building in Charlotte
153 m
Succeeded by
One First Union Center