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500 Fifth Avenue

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Type  Office
Roof  709 feet (216 m)
Height  216 m
Opened  1931
Architecture firm  Shreve, Lamb & Harmon
Completed  1931
Floor count  60
Floors  59
Owner  Broadway
Construction started  1929
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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.

References

500 Fifth Avenue Wikipedia