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Metropolitan Life Tower

1 Madison Avenue
New York City NY United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1907
  Finished1909
Floor Count50
Building Uses
 - office
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - clock
Architectural Style
 - beaux arts
 - classical
 - italianate
Materials
 - masonry
 - steel

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof700 ftCTBUH
700 feet

Description
Architect: Napoleon LeBrun

World's tallest building from 1909 to 1913.

The clock is 8.1 meters in diameter.

The tower is modeled after the Campanile in Venice, Italy.

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