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Metlife Building

Metlife Building, New York
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Quick Facts
CityNew York
CountryUnited States
Year1963
Height246,3m / 808ft
Floors58
Surface390.700m2 / 4,205,460sq ft
Realization
ArchitectEmery Roth & Sons
Walter Gropius
Pietro Belluschi
DeveloperPan American World Airways
Building Info
NameMetlife Building
CategoryOffice Building
AliasPan Am building
Grand Central City
Materialssteel
precast concrete panels
glass
Address
200 Park Avenue
Notes
The Heliport on the roof was closed after a helicopter fell off the roof, killing 5 people in 1977.
Pan Am sold the building to the insurance company Metlife in 1981 for $400 million.
One of the buildings most disliked by New Yorkers.
Links
ArticlePanAm Building
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