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AT&T Building

Identification

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

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
brick
applied masonry
brown
art deco

Usages

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

32 6th Avenue, 24 Walker Street, NE Corner to Church and Lispenard Street
10013
Tribeca
Manhattan
New York City
New York
U.S.A.

Technical Data

429.01 ft
429.01 ft
28
1930
2001

Involved Companies

client, owner, property management

2001

Features & Amenities

  • City landmark
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