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AT&T Switching Center

811 10th Avenue at West 53rd Street
New York City NY United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Finished1964
Floor Count21
Building Uses
 - telecom hotel
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - brutalist
Materials
 - granite
 - concrete

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Antenna440 ft
Roof370 ft
Main roof340 ft

Description
- Architect: Kahn & Jacobs

- The building was originally built for the New York Telephone Company, and housed the companies telecommunications equipment.

- The structure, like many telecommunications buildings, was designed to withstand considerable blasts and nuclear fall-out.

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Kahn & Jacobs - Architect
  
  

Drawing by Lior I.
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