Roof 709 feet (216 m)
Height 216 m
Architecture firm Shreve, Lamb & Harmon
Floor count 60
Construction started 1929
|Location New York City, United States|
Floor area 20,893 sq ft (1,941.0 m)
Similar 383 Madison Avenue, 60 Wall Street, One Grand Central Place, McGraw‑Hill Building, 277 Park Avenue
500 Fifth Avenue, located between West 42nd and 43rd Streets in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, is a 60-floor, 709-foot (216 m), 659,132 sq.ft office tower built in 1929-31 and designed by the firm of Shreve, Lamb & Harmon in the Art Deco style. Constructed for Walter J. Salmon, Sr., it is adjacent to Bryant Park and the Salmon Tower Building, also built for Salmon.
Map of 500 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10036, USA
It was the original transmitter site for CBS Radio's New York City FM station (W67NY, later called WCBS-FM) in 1941.
The building was designated a New York City Landmark in 2010.