Building Update for Piedmont Atlanta Tower: July 19, 2019

The Piedmont Atlanta Tower will reach another milestone this weekend when the last crane used in its construction will be taken down. The tower, made possible in part by a $75 million gift from The Marcus Foundation, is scheduled to open in late summer 2020. While the crane is coming down, it’s a good time to remember this video made by the project’s contractor, Brasfield & Gorrie, from when the other crane on the project was “jumped” to build the upper floors on the 16-story structure: