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Identifikation

Six Times Square
Newsweek Building, Knickerbocker Hotel
115624

Karte

Struktur allgemein

Hochhaus
existent [fertiggestellt]
Neo-klassisch

Nutzung

Gewerbl. Büroflächen
Geschäftlich

Fakten

  • Located on the southeast corner of 42nd Street in the heart of Times Square, 6 Times Square (1466 Broadway) is an historic landmark commissioned by Colonel John Jacob Astor and constructed in 1906 as the Knickerbocker Hotel.
  • Converted from hotel to showroom and office use in 1921.
  • Purchased in 2006 by Istithmar, the investment company of the royal family of Dubai, for $300 million; the company plans to restore the building back into an upscale hotel with 250 to 300 rooms.
  • The hotel originally featured a subway entrance.
  • According to some sources, the martini was invented in this hotel.
  • Maxfield Parrish's 30-foot long painting "Old King Cole" hung in the hotel.
  • It is now a premier office and showroom building, renovated in 1980 by Libby, Ross & Whitehouse, who preserved the magnificent classical facade with its mansard crown.

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Ort

6 Times Square
142-152 West 42nd Street, 143 West 41st Street, 1462-1470 Broadway
1466 Broadway, 142 West 42nd Street, SE Corner
10036
Midtown
Manhattan
New York City
New York
U.S.A.

Technische Daten

195,00 ft
195,00 ft
195,00 ft
185,00 ft
16
1902
1906
1921

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Besondere Eigenschaften

  • Städtischer Denkmalschutz
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