About Kettering Tower
The Kettering Tower is a skyscraper in Dayton, Ohio. The Kettering Tower was built in 1970 and currently is the tallest building in the city. Lorenz Williams Inc. is the firm who built the building. Kettering Tower has 30 floors is 124 meters or 405 feet tall. The Kettering Tower has its own zip code: 45423. The building opened for business in 1972. It was a culmination of the vision of Eugene W. Kettering, the son of Charles Kettering, prolific inventor and founder of Delco Electronics Corp. Eugene Kettering envisioned the construction of a first-class office tower that would become the catalyst to the entrepreneurial growth and development of downtown Dayton. In 2005 a New York investment firm, Kettering Tower Partners LLC, bought the Kettering Tower for $21.9 million, or $45.63 per square foot. Before being named, Kettering Tower, it was then known as The Winters Bank Tower. Located in the tower is the restaurant Michael’s of Dayton which features live jazz and various entertainment such as salsa music or reggae music. Also located within the tower is The Dayton Racquet Club which offers a fitness center and business conducive dining and banquet facilities.