Continental Center (New York City)

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Continental Center
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Continental Center to the right of the 120 Wall Street.
General information
Status Complete
Type Office
Location New York City, New York, USA
Completed 1983
Roof 169 m (554 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 41
Floor area 1.092.537 sq ft
(101.500 m²)
Design and construction
Architect Swanke Hayden Connell Architects
Developer Rockefeller Group

The Continental Center is an office skyscraper, located on New York City, New York.[1]

Built in 1983, in the construction of Swanke Hayden Connell Architects, the building is 41 stories tall and reaches the maximum height of 169 meters.[2]


It was originally designed for an insurance company, the building is occupied by major financial and legal firms. The octagonal floor of the building and the glass facade contrast with the neighboring high-rise skyscrapers, such as 120 Wall Street and One Chase Manhattan Plaza. In addition to offices, the building includes a cafeteria, an auditorium and classrooms for use by the occupants.


  1. ^ "Emporis Continental Center". Retrieved February 15, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Wired New York The Continental Center". Retrieved February 15, 2014. 

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Coordinates: 40°42′18″N 74°00′19″W / 40.70511°N 74.00519°W / 40.70511; -74.00519