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This list of tallest buildings in Tennessee ranks skyscrapers in the U.S. state of Tennessee by height. Since 1970, all five tallest buildings statewide have been in Nashville. The tallest by height is the AT&T Building, but the tallest by roof height is 505.

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The skyline of Nashville

Tallest buildings

This list ranks Tennessee skyscrapers that stand at least 300 feet tall, based on standard height measurement. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts or other objects not part of the original plans. Existing structures are included for ranking purposes based on present height.

Rank Name Photograph Height Floors Year City Notes
1 AT&T Building AT&T Building Nashville, TN.jpg 617 / 188 33 1994 Nashville Tallest building in Tennessee. Previously named the BellSouth Building.
2 505 505 from Commerce and 5th.png 522 / 159 45 2018 Nashville First building in state history with forty or more floors.
3 Fifth Third Center Fifth Third Center Nashville TN.jpg 490 / 149 31 1986 Nashville Originally known as the Third National Financial Center.
4 Bridgestone Tower Bridgestone Americas HQ 1.jpg 460 / 140 30 2017 Nashville Architects Perkins & Will say "...in Music City, U.S.A., [four roofline] planes of glass suggest pages of sheet music."
5 William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower Tennessee Tower 2009.jpg 452 / 138 31 1970 Nashville Originally the National Life Center.
6 100 North Main 100 North Main.jpg 430 / 131 37 1965 Memphis Tallest building in Memphis since 1965. Tallest in Tennessee from 1965-1970.
7 Pinnacle at Symphony Place Pinnacle at Symphony Place.jpg 417 / 127 29 2010 Nashville
8 Life and Casualty Tower L&C Tower Nashville.jpg 409 / 125 30 1957 Nashville
9 One Commerce Square One Commerce Square Memphis.jpg 405 / 123 30 1972 Memphis
10 Raymond James Tower Raymond James Building.png 403 / 123 21 1985 Memphis Includes the spire atop the building
11 Nashville City Center Nashville City Center.jpg 402 / 123 27 1988 Nashville
12 Clark Tower Clark Tower Memphis TN 02.jpg 400 / 122 34 1971 Memphis Tallest building outside of downtown.
13 James K. Polk State Office Building James K Polk building 2009.jpg 392 / 119 24 1981 Nashville
14 JW Marriott Nashville 386 / 118 33 2018 Nashville
15 Renaissance Nashville Hotel Renaissance Hotel Nashville from Demonbreun St.JPG 385 / 117 31 1987 Nashville
16 Viridian Viridian.jpg 378 / 115 31 2006 Nashville
17 Sterick Building R1-06904-0004.jpg 365 / 111 29 1930 Memphis
18 One Nashville Place One Nashville Place 2019.jpg 359 / 109 23 1985 Nashville
19 UBS Tower Regions Center Nashville.jpg 354 / 108 28 1973 Nashville
20 The SoBro The SoBro.jpg 345 / 105 33 2016 Nashville
21 First Tennessee Bank Building Downtown Memphis TN 2012-04-21 018.jpg 332 / 101 25 1964 Memphis
22 Hilton Memphis Hilton Hotel Memphis TN 2013-06-24 001.jpg 329 / 100 27 1975 Memphis
23 Plaza Tower Plaza-tower-laurel-knoxville-tn1.jpg 327 / 99.7 27 1979 Knoxville
24 222 Second Avenue South 222 2nd Avenue South.jpg 326 / 99 26 2017 Nashville
25 The Westin Nashville 321 / 98 27 2016 Nashville
26 Riverview Tower Riverview-tower-knoxville-tn2.jpg 312 / 95 24 1985 Knoxville
=27 Sheraton Nashville Downtown Sheraton, Downtown Nashville.JPG 300 / 91 27 1975 Nashville
=27 Republic Centre Chattanooga, Tennessee.jpg 300 / 91 21 1975 Chattanooga
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