Fact Friday 292 - The Charlotte Skyline and Corporate Signage

Fact Friday 292 - The Charlotte Skyline and Corporate Signage

Happy Friday!

Charlotte’s skyline is always evolving as the city grows and architectural tastes change. One of the revolving style debates has been over the inclusion of signage on the city’s big bank skyscrapers. While bright signs may have been an architectural no-no in the 1990s and 2000s, Charlotte was once pro-sign when the NCNB Building - now known as 200 South Tryon - lit up the night sky during the 1960s.

Charlotte skyline, undated. MS0324 WBT/WBTV Corporate records, UNC Charlotte.

Looks like Truist is bringing back the style!


The Truist Center displaying the new company color and logo. 


For more on the Charlotte skyline, check out: 

Fact Friday 7 - CLT Skyline

Fact Friday 178 - Evolution of the Charlotte Skyline

Until next week!


Email me at chris@704shop.com if you have interesting Charlotte facts you’d like to share or just to provide feedback!

Information taken from: 

UNC Charlotte Special Collections on Instagram: @unccspeccoll

Wikipedia - Truist Center

“We have to do with the past only as we can make it useful to the present and the future.” – Frederick Douglass

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