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The JPMorgan Chase Tower or the Union Carbide Building is a skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, designed by the office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. It was built in 1961, and served as the headquarters for Union Carbide until the company moved to Danbury, Connecticut. It is currently the world headquarters for JPMorgan Chase. The building is 707 feet (215 m)- tall and contains 52 floors. The building is currently undergoing a full renovation in order to achieve a LEED Platinum certification.[1]

It was used in exterior shots as the headquarters for the "World Wide Wicket Company" in the movie How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

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  1. ^ "JPMorgan Chase Tower". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2008-07-12. 

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Coordinates: 40°45′21″N 73°58′31″W / 40.7558°N 73.9754°W / 40.7558; -73.9754