55 Marietta Street

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55 Marietta Street
55 Marietta Street, Atlanta.jpg
Former names Bank South Building
Fulton National Bank Building
General information
Type Commercial offices
Location 55 Marietta Street NW
Atlanta, Georgia
Coordinates 33°45′21″N 84°23′28″W / 33.75574°N 84.39103°W / 33.75574; -84.39103Coordinates: 33°45′21″N 84°23′28″W / 33.75574°N 84.39103°W / 33.75574; -84.39103
Completed 1958
Roof 89.92 m (295.0 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 21
Design and construction
Architect Wyatt C. Hedrick
Main contractor Henry C. Beck Company

55 Marietta Street, formerly the Fulton National Bank Building and the Bank South Building is a 21-story, 89.9 m (295 ft) office building in Atlanta, Georgia. It was the tallest building in the city when completed in 1958 until surpassed by One Park Tower in 1961.[3] 55 Marietta Street is the site of the U.S. Post Office and Customs House (built 1878), which served from 1910-1930 as City Hall (demolished 1930s)[4]

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