Park Row Building

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Height: Architectural
119.2 m / 391 ft
Park Row Building Outline
Floors Above Ground
# of Elevators
Tower GFA
31,257 m² / 336,448 ft²
# of Apartments


Official Name Park Row Building
Other Names Ivins Syndicate Building
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City New York City
Street Address & Map 15 Park Row
Postal Code 10038
Original Function office
Current Function office / residential
Structural Material steel
Construction Start 1896
Completion 1899
Retrofit Start 2000
Retrofit End 2002

Original Companies Involved

Design Robert H. Robertson

Retrofit Companies Involved

Developer Broadway Management
Project Manager Promont
Other Consultant
• Interiors Fogarty Finger; H. Thomas O`Hara, Architect

CTBUH Initiatives

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

Research Papers

15 Park Row New York City - 120 Years Later, Still Relevant in Contextualism and Sustainability
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 1898 - 1908. Preceded by the Manhattan Life Insurance Building and surpassed by the
Singer Building

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