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Metropolitan life insurance tower

Metropolitan life insurance tower, New York
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Quick Facts
CityNew York
CountryUnited States
Year1909
Height213,0m / 699ft
Floors51
Realization
ArchitectNapoleon Le Brun & Sons (Pierre Lebrun)
DeveloperJohn Rogers Hegemann
Building Info
NameMetropolitan life insurance tower
CategoryOffice Building
Materialssteel
limestone
Address
1 Madison Ave.
Notes
Highest building in the world 1909-1913.
Renovated in 1964, when the marble cladding was replaced by limestone.
Built after the campanile of St'. Mark's in Venice.
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