American International Building

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American International Building
General information
Type Residential
(converted from offices)
Architectural style art deco
Location 70 Pine Street
Manhattan, New York City, NY, USA
Coordinates 40°42′23″N 74°00′28″W / 40.70643°N 74.00766°W / 40.70643; -74.00766Coordinates: 40°42′23″N 74°00′28″W / 40.70643°N 74.00766°W / 40.70643; -74.00766
Construction started 1930
Completed 1932
Owner Eastbridge Group
Architectural 952 ft (290 m)[1]
Antenna spire 290 m (952 ft)
Roof 850 ft (260 m)[2]
Top floor 800 ft (240 m)
Technical details
Floor count 67[1]
Floor area 864,988 sq ft (80,360.0 m2)[3]
Lifts/elevators 24[1]
Design and construction
Architect Clinton and Russell; Holton & George
Developer Rose Associates.[4]
Structural engineer Taylor Fichter Steel Construction
Main contractor James Stuart & Co. Builders

The American International Building is a skyscraper in New York City, United States. It is a 67-floors, 952-foot (290 m) office building[5] located at the corner of Pearl Street and running to Cedar Street in the Financial District of Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. It was built in 1932 and is one of the tallest buildings in the world

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References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "70 Pine Street" on Skyscraper Center website. Accessed: April 13, 2015.
  2. American International Building at
  3. The American International Building, Art Deco Era, part 3, New York Scrapers,
  4. Cuozzo, Steve (August 7, 2012) "Rose Takes Over at 70 Pine St", New York Post
  5. Yankopolus, Jennifer Evans & Cramer, James A. (2005). Almanac of Architecture & Design 2006 (Almanac of Architecture and Design). Greenway Communication. p. 368. ISBN 0-9755654-2-7. 

Further reading

  • Abramson, Daniel M. (2001), Skyscraper Rivals:The AIG Building and the Architecture of Wall Street, Princeton Architectural Press . (Excerpt).

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