Hurt Building


Hurt Building

Infobox_nrhp | name =Hurt Building
nrhp_type =


caption =
location= Atlanta, Georgia
lat_degrees = 33
lat_minutes = 45
lat_seconds = 15
lat_direction = N
long_degrees = 84
long_minutes = 23
long_seconds = 13
long_direction = W
locmapin = USA Georgia
area =
built =1912
architect= Carpenter,J.E.R.
architecture= Skyscraper
added = April 13, 1977cite web|url=http://www.nr.nps.gov/|title=National Register Information System|date=2008-04-15|work=National Register of Historic Places|publisher=National Park Service]
governing_body = Private
refnum=77000431

The Hurt Building is a tall building in Atlanta, Georgia. Built between 1913 and 1926, the bulk of the 17-story building was completed in 1913, with a courtyard, entry rotunda and a wing extending final completion to 1926. It was built by Joel Hurt, an Atlanta developer to a design by the New York architectural firm of J.E.R. Carpenter. [cite web|url=http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/travel/atlanta/hur.htm|date=2008-10-10|work= Atlanta: A National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary|title= Hurt Building|publisher=National Park Service] The Hurt Building is a flatiron building, occupying a triangular site, with the rotunda at the apex. With restrained ornamentation, it occupies a middle ground between Beaux Arts classicism and the emerging modernist aesthetic.

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External links

* [http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/travel/atlanta/hur.htm Hurt Building] , National Park Service Atlanta
* [http://www.atlantaga.gov/government/urbandesign_hurt.aspx Hurt Building] , Atlanta Urban Design Commission


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