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.
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. Marker is at or near this postal address: 230 Park Avenue, New York NY 10017, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Fred F. French Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grand Central Terminal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Scribner's Sons Building
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 San Jose, California.)
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