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245 Park Avenue

Identification

245 Park Avenue
American Tobacco Company, American Brands, Bear Stearns Building
115510

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
steel
modernism

Usage

commercial office

Facts

  • 245 Park Avenue is a 44-story, 1.7 million square foot office tower located in midtown Manhattan on New York City's most prestigious thoroughfare, immediately adjacent to Grand Central station.
  • A renovation has just been completed on the plaza, lobby and elevator systems.
  • The re-designed open plaza of red brick leads into a glass enclosed Grand Lobby which is fitted with a maple wood ceiling and walls, black and gold marble columns and a white marble floor.
  • Two bronze and granite hallways lead from the Grand Lobby into a main elevator lobby of white marble.
  • Upward lighting completes the ambience of the lobby by creating a warm and open atmosphere.
  • The 2000/2001 Pinnacle Award was presented by the Building Owners and Managers Association of New York (BOMA) to 245 Park Avenue.
  • 245 Park Avenue replaced in 1967 the exhibition hall Grand Central Palace (1913) and an office building, both part of the "Terminal City" complex around the Grand Central Terminal.

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Location

241-255 Park Avenue
245 Park Avenue to Lexington Avenue, East 46th to East 47th Streets
10017
U.S.A.

Technical Data

197.51 m
197.51 m
197.51 m
44
1967
32
2

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Also recorded for this building:

developer, elevator supplier, escalator supplier, mechanical engineering, owner, structural engineering, tenant