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Height: To Tip
246.3 m / 808 ft
Height: Architectural
246.3 m / 808 ft
 
MetLife Building Outline
Floors Above Ground
59
# of Elevators
85
Top Elevator Speed
7.1 m/s
Tower GFA
263,985 m² / 2,841,511 ft²
# of Parking Spaces
315

Facts

Official Name MetLife Building
Other Names Pan Am Building
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City New York City
Street Address & Map 200 Park Avenue
Postal Code 10166
Building Function office
Structural Material steel
Construction Start 1960
Completion 1963
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Global Ranking #386 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #60 Tallest in North America
National Ranking #54 Tallest in United States
City Ranking #21 Tallest in New York City

Companies Involved

Owner Tishman Speyer Properties
Architect
Design Emery Roth & Sons; Pietro Belluschi
MEP Engineer
Design Jaros, Baum & Bolles
Material Supplier
• Fire Proofing Grace Construction Products

Global News

New York’s MetLife Building to Get New Logo
9 Jun 2017 – MetLife will replace the massive letters on its…

Bloomberg Calls for New Height Limits in New York City
8 Oct 2012 – Hoping to spark a new era of skyscraper…

Other Building Facts

New York Airways opened a heliport on the roof December 21, 1965 with helicopter service to JFK until February 18, 1968. Service was restored in 1977 for a few months until an accident on May 16 which killed 5 people, including 1 on the ground. The heliport has not used since the accident.


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