New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Metropolitan Life Tower
Landmarks of New York
Erected 1957 by New York Community Trust.
Location. 40° 44.468′ N, 73° 59.26′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Madison Avenue and East 24th Street on Madison Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 Madison Avenue, New York NY 10010, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Madison Avenue Centennial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William H. Seward (about 300 feet away); Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (about 400 feet away); Eternal Light Flagstaff (about 400 feet away); To Our Heroes (about 400 feet away); Flatiron Building (about 600 feet away); Fifth Avenue Building (about 600 feet away); David Glasgow Farragut (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . . Metropolitan Life Insurance Company - New York Architecture. To design the new tower, destined to be set into the northwest corner, Napoléon LeBrun was required yet, but the idea to copy in a larger scale the Campanile of San Marco in Venice was a John Hegeman's one, the president of the Metropolitan Life himself. (Submitted on July 2, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
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