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Hearst Tower

Hearst Tower, New York
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Quick Facts
CityNew York
CountryUnited States
Year2004 - 2006
Height182,0m / 597ft
Floors42
Surface79.525m2 / 856,000sq ft
Realization
ArchitectFoster and Partners
EngineersCantor Seinuk Group
DeveloperHearst Corporation
Building Info
NameHearst Tower
CategoryOffice Building
AliasHearst Magazine Building
Materialslimestone
steel
glass
Address
959 Eighth Avenue, between 56th and 57th Streets
Notes
The original six-storey building, known as the International Magazine Building was constructed in 1928. It was designed by Joseph Urban and George P. Post &
Sons. 12 Additional stories were planned but due to the depression they were never built.
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