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American Radiator Building

Coordinates: 40°45′10.1″N 73°59′01.6″W / 40.752806°N 73.983778°W / 40.752806; -73.983778
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American Radiator Building
Seen from Bryant Park
Former namesAmerican Standard Building
General information
Architectural styleGothic, Art Deco
Location40–52 West 40th Street
Manhattan, New York
Coordinates40°45′10.1″N 73°59′01.6″W / 40.752806°N 73.983778°W / 40.752806; -73.983778
Construction started1923
Renovated1936–1937, 1998–2001
OwnerBryant Park Hotel (original)
City University of New York (annex)
Roof338 ft (103 m)
Technical details
Floor count23
Floor area77,000 sq ft (7,200 m2) (original)
75,000 to 91,000 sq ft (7,000 to 8,500 m2) (annex)
Design and construction
ArchitectRaymond Hood and André Fouilhoux
American Radiator Building
NYC Landmark No. 0878[2]
Location40 West 40th Street
Manhattan, New York City
Area7,604 sq ft (706.4 m2)
NRHP reference No.80002663[1]
NYCL No.0878[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPMay 7, 1980[1]
Designated NYCLNovember 12, 1974[2]

The American Radiator Building (also known as the American Standard Building) is an early skyscraper at 40 West 40th Street in New York City.[1] It was designed by Raymond Hood and André Fouilhoux in the Gothic and Art Deco styles for the American Radiator Company. It was built from 1936 to 1937.[2]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Federal Register: 46 Fed. Reg. 10451 (Feb. 3, 1981)" (PDF). Library of Congress. February 3, 1981. p. 10649 (PDF p. 179). Archived (PDF) from the original on February 1, 2021. Retrieved March 8, 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Landmarks Preservation Commission 1974, p. 1.