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United States Mission to the United Nations

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Identifikation

United States Mission to the United Nations
115416

Karte

Struktur allgemein

Hochhaus
abgerissen [zerstört]
Modern

Nutzung

Gewerbl. Büroflächen

Fakten

  • The demolition cost $4.4 million.
  • The building used to be the workplace of some of the United States' most famous ambassadors such as George H.W. Bush and Madeleine K. Albright.
  • Prior to demolition the building had several structural problems, including cracks in the concrete facade. The building was also too small to accomodate current personnel needs.
  • Opened in Spring 1961.
  • Although praised by Modernists shortly after construction, today many consider the building an eyesore.
  • Near the end of its life about 160 diplomats worked in the building simultaneously.
  • To be replaced by the New U.S. Mission to the United Nations which would accomodate about twice as many employees and be able to withstand a car bomb terrorist attack.

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Ort

795-803 United Nations Plaza, 795-803 1st Avenue
340-344 East 45th Street
799 1st Avenue at East 45th Street, SW Corner
10017
Turtle Bay
Manhattan
New York City
New York
U.S.A.

Technische Daten

56,69 m
56,69 m
56,69 m
12
1
1959
1961
Mai 2005

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