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Lever House

390 Park Avenue
New York City NY United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Finished1952
Floor Count21
Building Uses
 - office
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - modern
Materials
 - glass
 - steel

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof307 ftCTBUH

Description
Architect: SOM

- Main tower is "floated" above the base via thin pilotis.

- Small Noguchi sculpture garden in public plaza.

- One of the first and possibly the most celebrated 'glass box' buildings in the city.

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Companies
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP - Architect
  Gordon Bunshaft
  
  

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