101 Park Avenue

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101 Park Avenue
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General information
StatusComplete
TypeOffice
Architectural styleModernism
LocationNew York City
Coordinates40°45′05″N 73°58′40″W / 40.751337°N 73.977827°W / 40.751337; -73.977827Coordinates: 40°45′05″N 73°58′40″W / 40.751337°N 73.977827°W / 40.751337; -73.977827
Construction started1979
Completed1982
OwnerH. J. Kalikow & Company
Height
Roof629 ft (192 m)
Technical details
Floor count49
Design and construction
ArchitectEli Attia Architects

101 Park Avenue is a 629-foot (192 m) tall skyscraper in New York City, New York. It was completed in 1979 to 1982 and has 49 floors. Eli Attia Architects designed the tower, which is the 109th tallest building in New York.

In popular culture[edit]

It was used as the facade of the fictional "Pemrose building" in the 1987 film The Secret of My Success,[1] as well as the fictional "Clamp Tower" in the 1990 film Gremlins 2: The New Batch.[2] The building features in the 1991 Jeff Bridges film The Fisher King, and is shown as the site of George Costanza's office in a few ninth-season episodes of Seinfeld, as well as Dudley Moore's character's office in the film Crazy People. Person of Interest used the building several times including as IFT Headquarters in season one.[3] It is also featured as a crash site in the 2012 film The Avengers.[4]

Notable tenants[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Secret of My Success Movie Filming Locations - The 80s Movies Rewind
  2. ^ "Gremlins 2 filming locations". IMDb. Retrieved 2010-01-10.
  3. ^ "Movies Filmed at 101 Park Avenue—MovieMaps". Retrieved 2018-01-03.
  4. ^ Film locations for The Avengers (Avengers Assemble) (2012)
  5. ^ TCS US Offices
  6. ^ [1]

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