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Solow Building

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Solow Building
The Solow Building from 5th Avenue and 59th Street
General information
TypeCommercial offices
Location9 West 57th Street
New York City, New York
OwnerSheldon Solow
Roof689 ft (210 m)[1]
Technical details
Floor count50
Floor area1,399,997 sq ft (130,064.0 m2)
Design and construction
ArchitectGordon Bunshaft
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
DeveloperSolow Building Corporation
Structural engineerWeidlinger Associates
[1] [2]

The Solow Building is a skyscraper located at 9 West 57th Street in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, built in 1974. It was designed by Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.

At 50 stories and 689 ft (210 m) in height, it is the 71st tallest building in New York.

Floors above the 23rd floor has a ublocked view of Upper Manhattan and a complete view of Central Park and The Plaza Hotel.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Solow Building". CTBUH Skyscraper Center.
  2. "Solow Building". Skyscraper Center. CTBUH. Retrieved June 8, 2017.