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Nemours Building

1007 Orange Street
Wilmington DE United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Finished1936
Floor Count14
Building Uses
 - mixed use
 - office
 - residential
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - art deco
 - streamline moderne
Materials
 - limestone
 - brick

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof162 ft

Description
- Part of the DuPont Headquarters complex, the Nemours Building is connected with the DuPont Building by a tunnel under the street and by an upper-level bridge.

- It is faced with brick except for the first two stories, which are faced in limestone.

- It is notable as an early example of an air-conditioned building.

- This building was completed in two phases, one that ended in 1936, and the second in 1941. It was last renovated in 2002.

-Architect: Frederick A. Godley

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