Whittle Communications

This four-story postmodern rendition of stately Georgian architecture was originally designed as a corporate headquarters for Whittle Communications, but today is the Howard H. Baker Jr. United States Courthouse.

The massive building covers two city blocks, including its central courtyard. The building's style and detailing have made it a favorite among city residents and visitors, and an iconic part of downtown Knoxville. Construction was finished in 1991, and the building was sold to the federal government in 1995. Today, the former Whittle Communications building houses federal courtrooms and administrative offices.

Completion Date: 1991

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee

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