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One Astor Plaza

1515 Broadway, Times Square
New York City NY United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1968
  Finished1972
Floor Count54
Floor Area179,487 m²
Building Uses
 - office
 - parking garage
 - retail
 - cinema
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - international
 - modern
Materials
 - glass
 - steel
 - limestone

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof745 ft

Description
Architect: Kahn & Jacobs

- Tallest Building in the Times Square Area (only counting buildings in the part of Times Square where Seventh Avenue and Broadway meet.

- Headquarters of Viacom.

- Viacom the entertainment conglomerate incorporating Nickelodeon and MTV first signed a lease at the One Astor Plaza in 1990 and moved its studios to the building. Today, popular MTV shows like TRL (Total Request Live) are filed here overlooking Times Square.

- The One Astor Plaza was originally known as the W.T. Grant Building, there used to be a "Grants" logo perched on the crown.

- Replaced Hotel Astor.

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Kahn & Jacobs - Architect
  
  

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