Metropolitan Tower

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Height: Architectural 218.2 m / 716 ft
Height: To Tip 218.2 m / 716 ft
Floors Above Ground 68
Floors Below Ground 2
# of Elevators 10
Top Elevator Speed 5.08 m/s
Tower GFA 49,393 m² / 531,662 ft²
# of Apartments 241
# of Parking Spaces 89


Official Name Metropolitan Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City New York City
Street Address & Map 146 West 57th Street
Postal Code 10019
Building Function residential / office
Structural Material concrete
Completion 1985
Official Website Metropolitan Tower
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Regional Ranking #172 Tallest in North America
City Ranking #60 Tallest in New York City

Companies Involved

Owner L&L Holding Company, LLC
Design SLCE Architects
Main Contractor HRH Construction

CTBUH Initiatives

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


Fazlur R. Khan Lifetime Achievement Award: Wind Engineering the World’s Tallest
6 Nov 2014 – Dr. Peter Irwin, RWDI Consulting Engineers

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