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Universal Life Building

Renovation of an historic building that used to house one of the largest African-American-owned life insurance companies in the United States.  Self + Tucker Architects will lease about 20% of the building, leaving the remainder available for office tenants. The existing parking lot will be resurfaced and upgraded with new fencing and an automated gate. A shade structure equipped with photovoltaic panels to generate electricity on site will cover a portion of the parking area. The applicant intends to incorporate enhanced architectural lighting as part of the project. Universal Life clock sign will also be restored.

Project Name

Universal Life Building


Recently Completed


480 Dr M L King Avenue
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10-year Downtown Property PILOT

$300K Development Loan




Medical District