Chanin Building

Local nameChanin Building
LocationNew York City, USA

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 1927–1929, it is 56 stories high, reaching 197.8 metres excluding the spire and 207.3 metres including it. It was designed by Sloan & Robertson in the Art Deco style, with the assistance of Chanin's own architect Jacques Delamarre, and it incorporates architectural sculpture by Rene Paul Chambellan. It is the 93rd tallest building in New York.

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

Tags Modern ArchitectureSkyscraperArt Deco
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Address 122 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017, United States

Coordinates 40°45'5.319" N -73°58'36.701" E

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