W.W. Griest Building

The W.W. Griest Building is a historic skyscraper located in the city of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Built in 1925 by C. Emlen Urban, the W.W. Griest Building is also the second tallest building in the city of Lancaster. It has been listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places since June 25, 1999. It is built in the Beaux-Arts style using granite, limestone, terra cotta, synthetics, and asphalt. The Griest Building is fourteen stories tall.

The W.W. Griest Building is named after William Walton Griest, a former Pennsylvania representative.


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