America List of Famous Manhattan Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Manhattan skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Manhattan architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Manhattan are included on this list. Information about these Manhattan buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Manhattan and older historic landmarks.

List ranges from Chrysler Building to Congregation Shearith Israel, plus much more.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Manhattan?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Manhattan. Famous architectural houses within the city of Manhattan are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.

1 William Street is an office building in New York City. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Manhattan, New York, New York City, United States of America, North America

Opened: Jan 01 1907

Architect: Francis Kimball

Created By: Francis Kimball

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1166 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Manhattan Buildings & Structures
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1166 Avenue of the Americas is a 600 feet tall skyscraper located at 1166 Sixth Avenue in Manhattan, New York City. It was completed in 1974 and has 44 floors totaling approximately 1.7 million square feet. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill designed the building, which is the 82nd tallest in New York City. It is the headquarters of the Marsh & McLennan Companies and of D. E. Shaw & Co. 5W Public Relationsis also a tenant. The building was built in partnership with the Tishman Organization Stanley Stahl and Arlen Realty. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: New York City, New York, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1974

Structural Height (m): 182.88

20 Exchange Place-CIBC Buildin... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Manhattan Buildings & Structures
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20 Exchange Place is a 57-story Art Deco building in New York City. Formerly known as the City Bank-Farmers Trust Building, it was built between 1930–1931, for the newly merged National City Bank of New York and the Farmers' Loan and Trust Company, predecessor firms of Citigroup. It remained the company's headquarters until 1956 and was ultimately sold in 1979. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: New York City, New York, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1931

Structural Height (m): 226.0

Floors: 57

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388 Greenwich Street, originally called the Shearson Lehman Plaza, and more recently the Travelers Building, is a skyscraper located at 388 Greenwich Street, with facings on N. Moore and West Streets, in the TriBeCa neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. 388 Greenwich Street forms a complex with the neighboring 10-story 390 Greenwich Street near the Hudson River. Currently, the two buildings comprise the headquarters of the corporate and investment banking arm of financial services corporation Citigroup. 388 Greenwich stands about ten blocks north of the World Trade Center site and is among the tallest in TriBeCa. Like many other office buildings in Manhattan, 388 Greenwich Street ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: New York City, New York, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1988

Structural Height (m): 151.0

Floors: 39

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