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Lincoln Building

Identification

Lincoln Building
113796

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
steel
brick
limestone
applied masonry
brown
renaissance revival

Usage

commercial office
service branch(es) restaurant

Facts

  • At the time of Lincoln Building's completion, the developers claimed that never before had an office building benefited from "so much fresh air, or so much bright light.".
  • The entrance lobby contains Daniel Chester French's bronze model of the statue for the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., and quotations from Lincoln's speeches adorn the lobby walls.
  • The Lincoln Building is directly across from Grand Central Terminal.

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Location

60 East 42nd Street at Madison Avenue, SE Corner to East 41st Street
10165
U.S.A.

Technical Data

673.01 ft
673.01 ft
673.01 ft
55
1930
31

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

general contractor, owner, real estate agent