Chanin Building

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New York-New York (NY)

  • Category: skyscrapers
  • Section: Skyscrapers National Register of Historic Places (NRHP)
The Chanin Building is a brick and terra-cotta skyscraper located at 122 East 42nd Street, at the corner of Lexington Avenue, in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. Built by Irwin S. Chanin in 1929, it is 56 stories high, reaching 197.8 metres (649 ft) excluding the spire and 207.3 metres (680 ft) including it. It was designed by Sloan & Robertson in the Art Deco style,[2] with the assistance of Chanin's own architect Jacques Delamarre, and it incorporates architectural sculpture by Rene Paul Chambellan.

The building was designated a New York City landmark in 1978, and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

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