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AT&T Long Lines Building

33 Thomas Street at Church Street
New York City NY United States

Construction Dates
Floor Count29
Building Uses
 - telecom hotel
 - communication
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - brutalist
 - granite
 - concrete

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof551 ft

Architect: John Carl Warnecke & Associates

- A twin/continuation of this building was planned, but was never built.

- The tower is windowless for the security and protection of expensive equipment.

- The AT&T Long Lines Building is one of the most important buildings in New York City, the tower and its phone lines are designed to withstand a nuclear blast and fallout and be self-sufficient for two weeks in wartime conditions.

- Each floor is actually 19 feet high, so the building is as high as a 40 story tower, but has only 29 floors.

- The 10th and 29th floors there are series of large, protruding ventilation openings.

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