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1095 Avenue of the Americas

1095 6th Avenue
New York City NY United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1972
  Finished1974
Floor Count40
Building Uses
 - office
 - communication
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - sign
Architectural Style
 - modern
Materials
 - glass
 - steel

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof630 ft

Description
- The building (as of 2006) is the world headquarters for Verizon Communications.

- The tower holds primarily office space, but some of the upper floors contains telecommunications equipment.

- The building recieved a $260 million renovation between 2006 and 2007 which include recladding the tower in energy-efficient glass, new windows, an enlarged lobby, a landscaped plaza, and a sky lobby with cafe and WiFi access on the 23rd floor.

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Companies
Kahn & Jacobs - Architect
  
  

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