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One Grand Central Place

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Status  Complete
Completed  1930
Height  205 m
Opened  1930
Type  Office
Opening  1930
Floors  53
One Grand Central Place
Location  42nd Street between Madison and Park Avenues
Owner  ESRT One Grand Central Place
Address  60 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10165, USA
Architect  James Edwin Ruthvin Carpenter
Similar  Random House Tower, 383 Madison Avenue, 500 Fifth Avenue, Carnegie Hall Tower, McGraw‑Hill Building

One grand central place office


One Grand Central Place (formerly known as the Lincoln Building) is an office building at 60 East 42nd Street in New York City, opposite Grand Central Terminal.

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Overview

Designed in neo-gothic style by architect James Edwin Ruthven Carpenter, Jr., the 53-story skyscraper was completed in 1930. At 673 feet (205 m) tall, it is (as of 2013) the 49th-tallest building in New York City, along with the Barclay Tower.

It is dwarfed by other buildings in the area, including the Chrysler Building and MetLife Building. Among the building's interesting features are the gothic windows at the top. Since 2009, the building's visitor's center has held the bronze model by Daniel Chester French of Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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One Grand Central Place Wikipedia


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