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National Newark Building

Identification

National Newark Building
National Newark & Essex Bank Building, Midatlantic National Bank Building
121288

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
rigid frame
steel
brick
applied masonry
brown
neo-classicism

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • This was the tallest building in New Jersey from 1931 until the completion of Exchange Place Centre in Jersey City in 1989.
  • Chief exterior materials are tan brick and limestone.
  • The top of the building is modeled after the mausoleum at Halicarnassus, one of the 7 Wonders of the World.
  • The mezzanine is decorated with ten murals by J. Monroe Hewlett and Charles Gulbrandsen which depict the growth of commerce in Newark.
  • A $68 million renovation was completed in 2002.

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Location

744 Broad Street
07102
East Ward
Newark
New Jersey
U.S.A.

Technical Data

141.73 m
141.73 m
3.25 m
2.74 m
34
1930
1931
2002
16

Involved Companies

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