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Kincaid Tower, 1978

Posted on January 3, 2014 | in Uncategorized | by
In June of 1978 most of the steel was in place for Kincaid Tower, a 22 story office building in downtown Lexington. Construction superintendent Scotty Wilson, left, Roy Cooper, general foreman and Kenny Carter, foreman looked over a set of plans with the Lexington skyline in the background. The contractor for the 421,000 square foot tower were Huber, Hunt, Nicholas, Inc. out of Indianapolis. The building was completed in 1979 at a cost of $20 million and was the tallest building in central Kentucky for the next 8 years. The building became the headquarters for Kentucky Central Life Insurance. I also housed Central Bank and Trust, WVLK Radio and Kentucky Finance Company. Photo by Ron Garrison | Staff

In June 1978, most of the steel was in place for Kincaid Tower, a 22-story office building in downtown Lexington. From left, construction superintendent Scotty Wilson, general foreman Roy Cooper andforeman Kenny Carter looked over a set of plans with the Lexington skyline in the background. The contractor for the 421,000-square-foot tower were Huber, Hunt, Nicholas, Inc. of Indianapolis. The building was completed in 1979 at a cost of $20 million and was the tallest building in Central Kentucky for eight years. The building became the headquarters for Kentucky Central Life Insurance. It also housed Central Bank and Trust, WVLK Radio and Kentucky Finance Company. Photo by Ron Garrison | Staff

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