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United Nations Secretariat

United Nations Secretariat, New York
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Quick Facts
CityNew York
CountryUnited States
Year1947 - 1950
Height165,8m / 544ft
Floors39
Realization
ArchitectWallace K. Harrison
Building Info
NameUnited Nations Secretariat
CategoryOffice Building
Materialsblue-green glass
marble
Address
First Avenue and East 42nd Street
Notes
The secretariat is the main building of the UN Headquarters complex.
The secretariat was finished in 1950, the whole complex in 1952.
The complex was designed by a committee of 10 architects, the United Nations board of Design.
The land for the complex was bought by John D. Rockefeller jr. and donated to New York City in 1946.
Links
Related ArticleUnited Nations Headquarters
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