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One Hanson Place

One Hanson Place, New York
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Quick Facts
CityNew York
CountryUnited States
Year1929
Height156,1m / 512ft
Floors30
Realization
ArchitectHalsey, McCormack & Helmer
Building Info
NameOne Hanson Place
CategoryOffice Building
AliasRepublic National Bank
Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower
The Willie
Materialslimestone base
buff-brick
terra-cotta
Address
1 Hanson Place, Brooklyn
Notes
Tallest structure on Long Island until the completion in 1989 of the 663 ft Citycorp building in Queens.
The vaulted banking room is 112 ft wide, 73 ft long and 63 ft high (34x22x19m).
The four-faced clock was the largest in the world between 1929 and 1962.
A public observatory on the 26th floor closed in the 1990s.
Links
ArticleWilliamsburgh Savings Bank
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