World Building

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Height: Architectural
94.2 m / 309 ft
World Building Outline
  Height: To Tip
106.4 m / 349 ft
Floors Above Ground


Official Name World Building
Other Names Pulitzer Building, New York World Building
Structure Type Building
Status Demolished
Country United States
City New York City
Street Address & Map 99 Park Row
Postal Code 10038
Building Function office
Structural Material steel
Construction Start 1889
Completion 1890
Demolished 1955

Companies Involved

Design George B. Post

CTBUH Initiatives

Height: The History of Measuring Tall Buildings
Dec 2009 – CTBUH News

Research Papers

The Elevator, the Iron Skeleton Frame, and the Early Skyscrapers: Part 2
Mar 2020 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 9 Number 1

The Tallest Buildings in the World: Past, Present & Future
Jun 2008 – CTBUH Journal, 2008 Issue II

Other Building Facts

Tallest building in the world 1890 - 1894. Surpassed by the Manhattan Life Insurance Building

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