The Prudential Insurance Building Under Construction

June 26th, 2018, 14:51H · Topics: Around Town, Business · Print

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“Here is a picture of the new Prudential Insurance Building on the Southbank of Jacksonville. Downtown is in the background.” LS

The original Prudential Building shown here in the final stages of construction was completed in 1955, the same year as the first Baptist Hospital building which was located nearby. The building housed 22 floors and at 309 feet tall, held the record as the tallest building in Jacksonville from 1954 to 1967. The building was later known as the Aetna Building and is now called One Prudential Plaza.

 

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