Citigroup Center facts for kids
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|Location||New York City|
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It was built in 1977 to house the headquarters of Citibank. It is 915 feet (279 m) tall, one of the ten tallest skyscraper in New York, it also is one of the tallest buildings in the world and has 59 floors.
The building is one of the most distinctive and imposing in New York's skyline, thanks to a 45° angled top and a unique stilt-style base.
In popular culture
The building is visible in numerous television shows and movies (often as part of a wider panoramic shot of New York City), notably during the opening credits of the long-running NBC police procedural and legal drama Law & Order, and it can also be seen in the background of the opening titles of the 1980s sitcom Taxi.
Images for kids
Night view of Citigroup Center from GE Building.
Citigroup Center Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.