65 Broadway

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Coordinates: 40°42′26″N 74°00′44″W / 40.707177°N 74.012224°W / 40.707177; -74.012224

65 Broadway
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Former names Railway Express Company Building, American Express Building, J.J. Kenny Company Building
Alternative names Standard & Poors Building
General information
Type Office
Architectural style Neoclassical
Address 63-65 Broadway
Town or city Financial District, Manhattan, New York City, New York
Country United States
Coordinates 40°42′26″N 74°00′44″W / 40.707177°N 74.012224°W / 40.707177; -74.012224
Construction started 1916
Completed 1917
Renovated 1999
Height 232.59 feet (70.89 m)
Technical details
Floor count 21
Design and construction
Architect Renwick, Aspinwall & Tucker
Designated 12 December 1995
Reference no. LP-1932
References
[1]

The American Express Building, also known as 65 Broadway, is a building between Morris and Rector Streets in the Financial District of Manhattan, New York City. It was built in 1914-1917 and was designed by James L. Aspinwall of the firm of Renwick, Aspinwall & Tucker in the Neoclassical style. The 21-story building goes through to Trinity Place, and was the headquarters of American Express until 1975.[2] The building is now sometimes called the Standard & Poors Building, but should not be confused with another building using that name at 25 Broadway. This Class A office building has 10 elevators, is LEED-certified, and qualifies for the Lower Manhattan Energy Program.[3]

The entrance to the American Express Company Building at 65 Broadway in 2012.

The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission designated the concrete and steel-frame building a New York City landmark in December 1995.[4]

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Notes
  1. ^ "Stanard & Poors Building". Emporis. Retrieved 29 March 2017. 
  2. ^ New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission; Dolkart, Andrew S. (text); Postal, Matthew A. (text) (2009), Postal, Matthew A., ed., Guide to New York City Landmarks (4th ed.), New York: John Wiley & Sons, ISBN 978-0-470-28963-1 , p.11
  3. ^ "65 Broadway". Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, Joshua Gosin. January 2014. Retrieved 2014-01-23. 
  4. ^ "Designation List 269, LP-1932" (PDF). New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission. December 12, 1995. Retrieved 2008-04-16. 

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