Durham Life Insurance Building

Contributors:
Luther Lashmit, architect; Northup and O'Brien, architects
Dates:

1940-1942

Location:
Raleigh, Wake County
Street Address:

336 Fayetteville St., Raleigh, NC

Status:

Standing

Type:

Commercial

Images Puslished In:

Catherine W. Bishir and Michael T. Southern, A Guide to the Historic Architecture of Piedmont North Carolina (2003).

Note:

Similar in its ziggurat form to the earlier Reynolds Building in Winston-Salem, the 12-story skyscraper had one of the nation’s first three uses of Willis Carrier’s special system for air conditioning tall buildings.