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One Georgia Center
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One Georgia Center (2019)
Alternative names Life of Georgia Building
General information
Status Complete
Type Office
Architectural style International
Address 600 West Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30308
Coordinates 33°46′15″N 84°23′16″W / 33.77083°N 84.38778°W / 33.77083; -84.38778
Completed 1968
Height 371 ft (113 m)
Technical details
Floor count 24
Lifts/elevators 10
Design and construction
Architecture firm Lamberson, Plunkett, Shirley and Wooddall
Eggers & Higgins
Main contractor Cousins Properties

One Georgia Center (also known as the Life of Georgia Building) is a skyscraper in SoNo, Atlanta, at the intersection of West Peachtree Street and North Avenue. Completed in 1968, the 24-story building is notable for its Georgia marble exterior.

History

One Georgia Center was built in 1968, originally as the headquarters for the Life of Georgia Insurance Company. While initially planned as a 29-story building, upon completion the building topped out at 24 stories, with a construction cost of $13.5 million. Originally, the building was capped by a large sign for Life of Georgia, though this has since been removed. According to the American Institute of Architects, the building is notable for being one of the first skyscrapers built in Atlanta outside of downtown Atlanta, precipitating a steady growth in midtown Atlanta's skyline. In 2011, Cousins Properties sold the building for $48.6 million.

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