14 Wall

Identification

14 Wall
The Bankers Trust Building, Bankers Trust Company Building
114527

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
steel
granite
applied masonry
light gray
neo-classicism

Usages

commercial office
restaurant fitness center

Facts

  • The 25-story addition to the north and west was added in 1931-32 by architect Shreve, Lamb & Harmon.
  • The light gray granite shaft rises 20 stories above the base.
  • The square shaft is divided into five bays of two windows each.
  • The highly decorative base was derived from the Ionic order of the Erechtheum in Athens.
  • According to Fire Insurance Maps, the 1932 addition measures 357 feet to the main roof and 396 feet to the roof of its highest penthouse.
  • The prominent pyramid atop the Banker's Trust Building, which housed record rooms and storage space, quickly became a landmark as well as the bank's registered trademark.

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Location

14 Wall Street
10005
Financial District
Manhattan
New York City
New York
U.S.A.

Technical Data

540.01 ft
540.01 ft
13.00 ft
29
1910
1912
2005
32

Involved Companies

owner, property management

Features & Amenities

  • City landmark
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