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Seagram building

Seagram building, New York
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Quick Facts
CityNew York
CountryUnited States
Year1954 - 1958
Height157,3m / 516ft
Floors38
Realization
ArchitectMies van der Rohe
Philip Johnson
DeveloperJoseph Seagram's & Sons
Building Info
NameSeagram building
CategoryOffice Building
Materialssteel structure
bronze-tinted glass
Address
375 Park Avenue between 52nd and 53rd Streets
Notes
First building in New York by Mies van der Rohe.
The Seagram Building's plaza led to changes in the zoning law in 1961 allowing developers extra height in exchange for more public space.
Links
ArticleSeagram Building
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