601 Lexington

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Height: To Tip
278.9 m / 915 ft
Height: Architectural
278.9 m / 915 ft
601 Lexington Outline
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
# of Elevators
Top Elevator Speed
7.1 m/s
Tower GFA
146,683 m² / 1,578,883 ft²


Official Name 601 Lexington
Other Names Citigroup Center, Citicorp Center
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City New York City
Street Address & Map 153 East 53rd Street
Postal Code 10022
Building Function office
Structural Material steel
Landmark Status local
Construction Start 1974
Completion 1977
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Global Ranking #257 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #41 Tallest in North America
National Ranking #38 Tallest in United States
City Ranking #19 Tallest in New York City

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer Boston Properties, Inc.
Design Stubbins Associates
Architect of Record Emery Roth & Sons
Structural Engineer
Design LeMessurier ; The Office of James Ruderman
Main Contractor HRH Construction
Material Supplier
• Elevator Otis Elevator Company
• Fire Proofing Grace Construction Products

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Study Examines Tallest Buildings with Dampers
22 Aug 2018 – CTBUH Research

Second CTBUH Damping Research Meeting
26 Oct 2015 – Event Report

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