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John Hand Building

First National-John A. Hand Building
John Hand Building
Location 17 N. 20th St., Birmingham, Alabama

33°30′51″N 86°48′19″W / 33.51417°N 86.80528°W / 33.51417; -86.80528Coordinates: 33°30′51″N 86°48′19″W / 33.51417°N 86.80528°W / 33.51417; -86.80528

Area 0.6 acres (0.24 ha)
Built 1912
Architect Welton,William Leslie
Architectural style Classical Revival, Neo-Classical Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 83002976[1]
Added to NRHP September 29, 1983

John Hand Building is a mixed-use high rise building in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, with a height of 287 feet (87 m). It was the tallest building in the city until surpassed by the City Federal Condos in 1913. It comprises 20 floors and was completed in 1912. The lower eight floors are for commercial use and the upper twelve floors are for residential use. In 1983, the building was added to the National Register of Historic Places. In 2000, it was renovated at a cost of $20 million.


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