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230 Park Avenue

Identification

230 Park Avenue
Helmsley Building New York Central Building, New York General Building
114271

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
steel
beaux-arts / historism

Usage

commercial office

Facts

  • The tower originally served as headquarters of the New York Central railroad companies.
  • Above the elevator doors, bronze reliefs depict a winged helmet surrounding a globe, symbolizing the American empire's global reach.
  • Purchased in 2005 by Istithmar, an investment firm owned by the royal family of Dubai, for $705 million.
  • It was announced on December 28, 2007 that the building had sold for $1.15 billion to a group headed by Goldman Sachs.

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Location

230 Park Avenue
10169
U.S.A.

Technical Data

565.01 ft
35
1929
2004
25

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

general contractor, owner, property management, structural engineering, tenant

Features & Amenities

  • City landmark