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.