Johnston Building Charlotte, NC



The Johnston Building is a beautiful, historic office building located in Uptown Charlotte. Originally 15 stories when completed in 1924, it was the tallest building in Charlotte until 1926. The top 2 floors were added in 1929. The building was named for local businessman Charles Worth Johnston. In 1992, the Charlotte

Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission designated the building a Charlotte Historical Landmark. The Johnston Building features a stunning lobby and massive carved marble staircase. It is located within a block of Trade and Tryon Streets, and walking distance to the new Cultural Campus.

Key Facts

Square footage: 172,382 SF

Year Built: 1924

Stories: 17

Tallest building in Charlotte when constructed in 1924

Building was only 15 stories when it was first built. The top 2 floors were added in 1929

Features on-site property management, concierge services and attached parking

Nearby amenities: 25 restaurants within two blocks, Bank of America and Wells Fargo banks, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Booth Playhouse and Spirit Squarecourt


212 South Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28281



Brokerage Team

For leasing inquiries or questions about the property, please contact us:


Maddy Kelly Howey

(704) 295-0448

John Ball

(704) 295-0404


Tenant Services

Dilweg is known for its operational excellence–pro-actively maintaining properties and providing exceptional service to tenants. Dilweg makes use of the most sophisticated tools and technology, attracts and retains the most qualified staff, and is committed at every level to the highest standards to provide services and enhance tenant relations.

The Dilweg Companies is one of the leading owners and managers of class-A properties in the Southeast. Dilweg is known for its ownership of only the most exceptional properties in highly desirable locations, award-wining development and “best in class” property management. Dilweg currently owns 13 office properties in Atlanta, Charlotte, and Raleigh-Durham. For more information about The Dilweg Companies, please visit our website at

Construction Services

Our talented construction services division will ensure that you receive excellent service and top-quality work. We understand that the success of our tenants’ projects depends on our ability to consistently deliver on-time and on-budget results, from pre-construction planning to job completion.

Cleaning Services

All areas of the property are pristinely maintained. Standard office cleaning services include garbage removal, daily vacuuming, weekly cleaning of windows and kitchen appliances.

Property Management / Contact Info

  Phone # Email
David Barnes, Property Manager 704-634-9096
Steve Campbell, Asset Manager 980-237-6892
(919) 402-9100
(919) 402-9119
Corporate Office
Dilweg Companies
5310 South Alston Avenue, Suite 210
Durham, NC 27713