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Manhattan Municipal Building

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Identification

Manhattan Municipal Building
Municipal Building
115520

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
steel
granite
applied masonry
light brown
beaux-arts / historism

Usages

governmental office

Facts

  • A giant Corinthian colonade, modeled after Bernini's colonnade at St. Peter's, marches across the entrance.
  • The Municipal Building was the first to incorporate a subway station as an integral part of its base.
  • The Imperial Roman image was enormously influential in other cities. It was a prototype for Cleveland's Terminal Tower, the Fisher Building in Detroit and Chicago's Wrigley Building.

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Location

1-15 Centre Street
Saint Andrew's Plaza, Tryon Row
1 Centre Street
10007
Civic Center
Manhattan
New York City
New York
U.S.A.

Technical Data

580.01 ft
580.01 ft
560.01 ft
349.00 ft
34
1909
1914

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Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • City landmark
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