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Figures

Height: Architectural 215.5 m / 707 ft
Floors Above Ground 52
# of Elevators 24
Tower GFA 223,000 m² / 2,400,352 ft²

Facts

Official Name JPMorgan Chase Tower
Other Names Union Carbide Building, Chase World Headquarters
Structure Type Building
Status Demolished
Country United States
City New York City
Street Address & Map 270 Park Avenue
Postal Code 10017
Building Function office
Structural Material steel
Energy Label LEED Platinum BD+C: New Construction
Construction Start 1957
Completion 1960
Retrofit 1982
Demolished 2020

Original Companies Involved

Architect
Design Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Structural Engineer
Design Weiskopf & Pickworth
Main Contractor George A. Fuller Co.
Other Consultant
• Demolition Howard I. Shapiro & Associates

Retrofit Companies Involved

Architect
Design Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Structural Engineer
Design Weiskopf & Pickworth
Other Consultant
• Energy Concept Vidaris, Inc.
• Interiors Gensler
• LEED Vidaris, Inc.

CTBUH Initiatives

2019 Tall Building Predictions for the Year to Come
22 Jan 2019 – CTBUH News

Building Tall Lecture Addresses Skyscraper Renovations
29 Nov 2018 – Event Report

Research Papers

World's Tallest Demolished Buildings
27 Apr 2018 – CTBUH Journal, 2018 Issue II


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