Wells Fargo Tower (Birmingham) Information

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Wells Fargo Tower
Wachovia Tower cropped Birmingham, AL.jpg
General information
TypeClass A Office Building
Location420 Twentieth Street North Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Coordinates 33°31′03″N 86°48′30″W / 33.5176°N 86.8083°W / 33.5176; -86.8083
WELLS FARGO TOWER (BIRMINGHAM) Latitude and Longitude:

33°31′03″N 86°48′30″W / 33.5176°N 86.8083°W / 33.5176; -86.8083
Owner Barry Companies
Antenna spire454 feet (138 m)
Technical details
Floor count34
Floor area550,994 square feet (51,189 m2) [1]
Design and construction
Architect Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Giattina, Fisher & Aycock
Structural engineerMBA Structural Engineers, Inc.
Main contractor Brice Building Company

The Wells Fargo Tower is a 34-story, 454 foot (138 meter) tall office building in Birmingham, Alabama. Built in 1986 as the corporate headquarters for SouthTrust Corporation, the building was known as the SouthTrust Tower until 2005, when SouthTrust completed its merger with Wachovia and it became the Wachovia Tower. It became the Wells Fargo Tower in September 2010 after Wells Fargo completed its purchase of Wachovia and a new logo was placed atop the building.


The building was developed by Johnston-Rast & Hays and designed by architects Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Giattina, Fisher & Aycock. [2] Brice Building Company was the contractor for the project. It displaced the RSA–BankTrust Building in Mobile as the tallest building in Alabama and held that distinction until 2006, when the RSA Battle House Tower in Mobile surpassed it.

Today, the building's largest tenant is law firm Burr & Forman. It is also a regional headquarters for Wells Fargo, the second largest tenant, and home to the Birmingham office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz and Deloitte.

See also

External links

  • ^ "Wells Fargo Tower". Skyscraper Center. CTBUH. Retrieved 2017-09-05.
  • ^ GmbH, Emporis. "Wells Fargo Tower, Birmingham | 125536 | EMPORIS". www.emporis.com. Retrieved 2017-06-23.
  • Preceded by
    RSA–BankTrust Building
    Tallest Building in Alabama
    Succeeded by
    RSA Battle House Tower