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Park Avenue Plaza Building

Identification

Park Avenue Plaza Building
115524

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
modernism

Usage

commercial office

Facts

  • The ground floor has a through-block glass-walled atrium with a light-toned granite floor and a gridded ceiling.
  • The building rises above the Racquet and Tennis Club, a Florentine Renaissance-style palazzo. The lower portion is visually restrained in deference to the club.
  • The Park Avenue facade has a prism-like plan, whereas the back portion is modelled as a rectangle.
  • Park Avenue Plaza was built next to the Lever House, a similarly groundbreaking tower.

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Location

55 East 52nd Street to East 53rd Street
10055
U.S.A.

Technical Data

575.26 ft
574.26 ft
532.61 ft
45
1979
1981
25

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Also recorded for this building:

general contractor, owner, property management, shell construction