230 Park Avenue
Designated Landmark New York City
The structure is exceptional for its superb engineering and innovative traffic circulation patterns, accommodating the flow of both midtown vehicular and pedestrian traffic. The New York Central Railroad considered 230 Park Avenue the crowning achievement of its terminal city complex of hotels and offices.
Erected 1999 by New York Landmarks Preservation Foundation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
Location. 40° 45.277′ N, 73° 58.552′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Avenue and East 46th Street on Park Avenue. Touch for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nathan Hale (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Bronxville Eagle (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Fred F. French Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Vanderbilt Eagle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grand Central Terminal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Place (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The Kneeling Fireman" (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Chrysler Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Regarding 230 Park Avenue. The building is listed in the "AIA (American Institute of Architects) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition".
Also see . . . Helmsey Building _ Wikipedia. The Helmsley Building is a 35-story located at 230 Park Avenue in New York City. Before the erection of the Pan Am Building, now the MetLife Building, this building stood out over the city's second most prestigious avenue as it was the tallest structure in the great "Terminal City" complex around Grand Central Terminal designed by Warren & Wetmore. The building was designated a New York City Landmark in 1987 (Submitted on July 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 540 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on August 11, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. 6. submitted on August 11, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 7. submitted on August 17, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.