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Equitable building

Equitable building, New York
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Quick Facts
CityNew York
CountryUnited States
Year1912 - 1915
Height165,2m / 542ft
Floors39
Surface111.500m2 / 1,200,176sq ft
Realization
ArchitectGraham, Anderson, Probst & White (Ernest R. Graham)
DeveloperEquitable Life Assurance Society
Building Info
NameEquitable building
CategoryOffice Building
Alias120 Broadway
Address
120 Broadway, between Pine and Cedar Streets
Notes
The height of this building and the blocking of the sunlight on the street as a result led to the introduction of the 1916 Zoning regulations.
The largest office building until the completion of the Empire state building in 1931.
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