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Tower 49

12 East 49th Street
New York City NY United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Finished1985
Floor Count45
Building Uses
 - office
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - modern
Materials
 - glass
 - steel

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof614 ft

Description
• Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP.

• Constructors: Carrier Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refridgeration Systems, Jaros, Baum & Bolles, Kato International LLC, Solomon Equities Inc., Tishman Realty & Construction Co. Inc.
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• It exceeds the normal permitted height for a mid-block building. In order adding extra floors, the developers bought air rights to the adjacent buildings including a Swedish church center.

• The official name of the building includes a ® character, making it Tower 49®.

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Companies
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP - Architect
  
  

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