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AT&T Building

Identification

AT&T Building
New York Telephone Building, AT&T Long Distance Building
114277

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
brick
applied masonry
brown
Art Deco

Usage

commercial office

Facts

  • In the entrance lobby, one wall is covered with a tiled map of the world and the ceiling has allegorical mosaic decor.
  • The massive brick-clad "pyramid" facade has stripe motifs to enhance verticality, and the Church Street side of the facade is oblique in direction of the street.
  • The building was originally called the AT&T Long Distance Building, and it housed the technical offices and equipment for company's transatlantic communications.
  • When the Sony Tower was sold to Sony in 1992, AT&T moved its head offices here.

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Location

22-42 6th Avenue
32 6th Avenue, 24 Walker Street, NE Corner to Church and Lispenard Street
10013
U.S.A.

Technical Data

429.01 ft
429.01 ft
28
1930
2001

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

client, owner, property management

Features & Amenities

  • City landmark