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570 Lexington Avenue

Identification

570 Lexington Avenue
General Electric Building, RCA Building
115512

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
steel
brick
applied masonry
light brown
Art Deco

Usage

commercial office

Facts

  • Capped with a crown of spires, this Art Deco skyscraper is decorated with diagonal and zigzag designs that evoke associations with electricity.
  • The tower's brick cladding with terra-cotta ornament blends in with the materials of St. Bartholomew's church.

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More Information

Location

570 Lexington Avenue at East 51st Street, SW corner
10022
U.S.A.

Technical Data

640.01 ft
640.01 ft
49
1929
1931
1996
11

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

owner, property management

Features & Amenities

  • City landmark
  • Clock(s) displayed on the outside