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Height: Architectural 197.3 m / 647 ft
Height: To Tip 197.3 m / 647 ft
Floors Above Ground 37

Facts

Official Name 550 Madison Avenue
Other Names Sony Tower, Sony Building, AT&T Building,
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City New York City
Street Address & Map 550 Madison Avenue
Postal Code 10022
Building Function office
Structural Material steel
Construction Start 1980
Completion 1983
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Regional Ranking #245 Tallest in North America
City Ranking #79 Tallest in New York City

Original Companies Involved

Owner
• Current Olayan America
• Past Chetrit Group
Architect
Design Johnson/Burgee Architects
Structural Engineer
Design Leslie E. Robertson Associates
MEP Engineer
Design Cosentini Associates

Retrofit Companies Involved

Architect
Design Snohetta

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AT&T Building Earns Landmark Status in New York City
2 Aug 2018 – A postmodern high-rise featuring pink granite and…

Norwegian Design Firm To Overhaul New York City’s Iconic AT&T Building
6 Nov 2017 – A Norwegian design firm has released plans to…

New York City’s Sony Building to be Sold
27 Apr 2016 – Olayan America is in the process of negotiating a…

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27 Apr 2016
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