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YMCA Tower

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Identification

YMCA Tower
Migdal Yimka
213120

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Structure in General

observation tower
existing [completed]
early modernism

Facts

  • The top of the tower is a small observation deck overlooking the old city.
  • The tower crowns the main entrance wing to the YMCA complex, with symmetrical wings on each side.
  • The tower is crowned by a small brick dome.
  • The tower top is one meter narrower than its base.
  • Inspired and designed by Arthur L. Harmon during the time of designing the Empire State Building by his firm, Shreve, Lamb & Harmon Associates.
  • Designed by Arthur L. Harmon, the building shares a common feature with the Empire State Building in New York, as each was the tallest building in its city at the time of completion.
  • The building is located opposite to the Jerusalem King David.

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Location

26 King David Street
Jerusalem
Jerusalem District
Israel

Technical Data

174.87 ft
10
1926
1933
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