Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

Spring 3-1978

Description

Built in 1957 by the MacEwen Group, this building was formerly known as the Exchange National Bank Building. This skyscraper towers over many surrounding buildings at 280 feet and 22 stories. This piece of architecture was built in the international style with its structure made of steel and a white facade. Along with the Exchange National Bank and 7-story annex, this skyscraper is considered part of the “new Franklin Exchange” area and occupies a full city block in Tampa.

Notes

http://www.emporis.com/building/franklinexchangebuilding-tampa-fl-usa

(accessed 7 Mar 2012)

http://www.glasssteelandstone.com/BuildingDetail/1570.php

(accessed 7 Mar 2012) http://www.tampasdowntown.com/work/office-space/franklin-exchange.aspx

(accessed 7 Mar 2012)

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Creator 2 Role

Architect

Building Type

Skyscraper

Building Style

International Style

Subject Headings

International style (Architecture) -- Florida -- Tampa; Tampa (Fla.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.; Cities and towns -- Florida -- Tampa;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

Florida

City Name

Tampa

Street Address

655 North Franklin Street

Keywords

Franklin Exchange Building, skyscraper, Tampa

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