Credit Lyonnais Building
|Crédit Lyonnais Building|
|Location||1301 6th Avenue, New York City, NY 10019, USA|
|Roof||609 ft (186 m)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Shreve, Lamb & Harmon Associates|
Crédit Lyonnais Building (also known as the Crédit Agricole CIB Building or earlier known as the J.C. Penney Building) is a 609 ft (186m) tall skyscraper located at 1301 Avenue of the Americas, New York City, New York (between West 52nd and West 53rd Streets).
Development & construction
It is named for the Calyon Corporation which resulted from the merger of Crédit Agricole Indosuez and the corporate and investment banking division of the Crédit Lyonnais corporation as a result of the takeover of the latest by Crédit Agricole S.A. in 2002. Calyon was since renamed Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank in 2010. It used to serve as the headquarters of PricewaterhouseCoopers before they moved to 300 Madison Avenue. It is now Credit Agricole CIB's US headquarters.
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