The 1180 Peachtree is a 41 story skyscraper located in the Midtown district of Atlanta, Georgia in the US. This building is officially known by its address, the 1180 Peachtree but is also commonly called as the Symphony Tower. This 1180 Peachtree is one of the 10 buildings in the world nominated for the Emporis Award for the year 2006 where it ended up in fourth place.
The Symphony Tower stands around 657 feet or 200 meters tall. The building was designed by the architectural firm, Pickard Chilton and was completed in 2006. The building rests on 192 piers that have been drilled into 65 feet of bedrock. The 1180 Peachtree is a thoroughly modern building that has incorporated a number of environmental innovations that has made it eligible for the gold certification in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) of the US Green Building Council.
The 1180 Peachtree is known for its two sweeping glass fins that extend towards the top of the building on both the north and its south sides. The fins, which stand 119 feet tall, are illuminated at night to highlight the building’s design and structure.
The building has over 681,000 square feet of office space. The building also features ten foot floor to ceiling glass on all the office floors as well as 40 foot glass walls on the main lobby. Around 12 floors of the building are dedicated as parking spaces.