One Grand Central Place
|One Grand Central Place|
Looking south from viaduct surrounding Grand Central Terminal
|Location||42nd Street between Madison and Park Avenues|
|Owner||ESRT One Grand Central Place|
|Roof||673 feet (205 m)|
|Floor area||1,252,063 sq ft (116,320 m2)|
|Lifts/elevators||27 passenger, 2 freight|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Kenneth Norton of J.E.R. Carpenter|
Designed in neo-gothic style by architect James Edwin Ruthven Carpenter, Jr., the 53-story skyscraper was completed in 1930. At 673 feet (205 m) tall, it is tied with the Barclay Tower as the 81st tallest building in New York.
It is dwarfed by other buildings in the area, including the Chrysler Building and MetLife Building. Among the building's interesting features are the gothic windows at the top. Since 2009, the building's visitor's center has held the bronze model by Daniel Chester French of Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
- "One Grand Central Place". The Skyscraper Center. skyscrapercenter.com. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
- ROBERTS, SAM (February 12, 2010). "Lincoln Loses a Tower, but He Still Has the Tunnel". The New York Times. nytimes.com. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
- "One Grand Central Place". Empire State Realty Trust. empirestaterealtytrust.com. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
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