New York Telephone Building, AT&T Long Distance Building
Structure in general
art deco / art moderne
- 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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22 6th Avenue
32 6th Avenue, 24 Walker Street, NE Corner to Church and Lispenard Street
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Features & Amenities
- City landmark