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Metropolitan Life North Building

Metropolitan Life North Building, New York
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Quick Facts
CityNew York
CountryUnited States
Year1928 - 1932
Height137,5m / 451ft
Floors30
Realization
ArchitectHarvey Wiley Corbett
D. Everett Waid
Building Info
NameMetropolitan Life North Building
Materialssteel frame
limestone cladding
marble decoration
Address
11-25 Madison Avenue between 24th and 25th streets. (bordering Madison Square)
Notes
Originally intended to become the world's tallest building with 100 stories but it was cut short due to the Depression. What is now left is only the base of this planned tower.
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