American International Building

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American International Building
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General information
TypeResidential
(converted from offices)
Architectural styleart deco
Location70 Pine Street
Manhattan, New York City, NY, USA
Coordinates40°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 started1930
Completed1932
OwnerEastbridge Group
Height
Architectural952 ft (290 m)[1]
Antenna spire290 m (952 ft)
Roof850 ft (260 m)[2]
Top floor800 ft (240 m)
Technical details
Floor count67[1]
Floor area864,988 sq ft (80,360.0 m2)[3]
Lifts/elevators24[1]
Design and construction
ArchitectClinton and Russell; Holton & George
DeveloperRose Associates.[4]
Structural engineerTaylor Fichter Steel Construction
Main contractorJames 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 SkyscraperPage.com
  3. The American International Building, Art Deco Era, part 3, New York Scrapers, greatgridlock.net.
  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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