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Powell Building

Identification

Powell Building
149124

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Structure in General

high-rise building
demolished [destroyed]
rigid frame
steel
brick
bronze
limestone
terra-cotta
applied masonry
neo-gothic

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • The Powell Building stood on the site of the Connecticut Financial Center .
  • It is considered to have been New Haven's first skyscraper, its first multi-story building designed as a tower rather than a heightened Renaissance-style palazzo.
  • It was built as a speculative venture by coal magnate Albert H. Powell as a means of diversifying his business interests.

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Location

155-157 Church Street
169 Court Street
157 Church Street
06510
New Haven
Connecticut
U.S.A.

Technical Data

168.00 ft
89.00 ft
62.50 ft
12
1921
1921
4

Involved Companies

R. W. Foote
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