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14 Wall

Identification

14 Wall
The Bankers Trust Building, Bankers Trust Company Building
114527

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
steel
granite
applied masonry
light gray
neo-classicism

Usage

commercial office
restaurant fitness center

Facts

  • The prominent pyramid atop the Banker's Trust Building, which housed record rooms and storage space, quickly became a landmark as well as the bank's registered trademark.
  • The highly decorative base was derived from the Ionic order of the Erechtheum in Athens.
  • The light gray granite shaft rises 20 stories above the base.
  • The square shaft is divided into five bays of two windows each.
  • The 25-story addition to the north and west was added in 1931-32 by architect Shreve, Lamb & Harmon.
  • According to Fire Insurance Maps, the 1932 addition measures 357 feet to the main roof and 396 feet to the roof of its highest penthouse.

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Location

14 Wall Street
10005
U.S.A.

Technical Data

540.01 ft
540.01 ft
29
1910
1912
2005
13.00 ft
32

Involved Companies

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Also recorded for this building:

owner, property management

Features & Amenities

  • City landmark