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A.I.A Tower

 
 
A.I.A Tower (Raleigh Water Tower) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Destiny Branch
1. A.I.A Tower (Raleigh Water Tower) Marker
Inscription.
A.I.A. Tower
North Carolina Chapter
American Institute of Architects
Chapter Founded(AIA)
August 8, 1913
Building Dedicated
October 18, 1963

Raleigh Historic Site
Water Tower
1887

 
Erected 1887.
 
Location. 35° 46.775′ N, 78° 38.461′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is on West Morgan Street east of South McDowell Street (U.S. 401), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 W Morgan St., Raleigh NC 27601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named First Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 81st or Wildcat Division (about 300 feet away); Olivia Raney Library (about 300 feet away); To the North Carolina Women of the Confederacy (about 400 feet away); To Our Confederate Dead (about 400 feet away); 32 Pounder Naval Cannon (about 500 feet away); State Capitol (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raleigh.
 
Regarding A.I.A Tower. The Raleigh Water Tower is a historic building that was the first water tower built in Raleigh, North Carolina. Constructed in 1887, the City of Raleigh relied on the tower for 37 years until it was decommissioned in 1924. Formerly, the building was used as the headquarters for the North Carolina Chapter of the American Institute of Architects(AIA)
 
Categories. ArchitectureMan-Made Features
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 22, 2016. This page has been viewed 185 times since then and 29 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 22, 2016, by Destiny Branch of Raleigh, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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