One Town Center Comes Online

Spring, 1985

The construction of the One Town Center building was the first tangible element of the Town Center Plan to be achieved. Local developer Dan Pattillo partnered with Pope & Land to construct the building and eventually constructed the Two Town Center building around the corner on Clairemont three years later.

One Town Center was built on the site of the former Candler Hotel, pictured here, which had developed structural and upkeep issues.

One Town Center was built on the site of the former Candler Hotel, pictured here, which had developed structural and upkeep issues (participants in the Redevelopment Task Force called it “deteriorated”) that, in the view of the day, made its renovation cost-prohibitive.