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Municipal Building

Municipal Building, New York
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Quick Facts
CityNew York
CountryUnited States
Year1913
Height170,4m / 559ft
Floors40
Surface60.387m2 / 650,000sq ft
Realization
ArchitectMcKim, Mead and White
William Mitchell Kendall
Building Info
NameMunicipal Building
Materialslight-colored maine granite
Address
1 Centre street, at Chambers street
Notes
This building was the main influence for the Moscow University building.
The 20ft (6m) high gilded statue of 'Civic fame' on the top was built by Adolph A. Weinman. The statue holds a crown with five turrets, symbolizing New York City's five boroughs.
Links
ArticleManhattan Municipal Building
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