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Solow Building
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The Solow Building from 5th Avenue and 59th Street
General information
Type Commercial offices
Location 9 West 57th Street
New York City, New York
Completed 1974
Owner Sheldon Solow
Roof 689 ft (210 m)
Technical details
Floor count 50
Floor area 1,399,997 sq ft (130,064.0 m2)
Lifts/elevators 34
Design and construction
Architect Gordon Bunshaft
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Developer Solow Building Corporation
Structural engineer Weidlinger Associates

The Solow Building is a skyscraper located at 9 West 57th Street in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, built in 1974. It was designed by Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.

At 50 stories and 689 ft (210 m) in height, it is the 71st tallest building in New York.

Floors above the 23rd floor has a ublocked view of Upper Manhattan and a complete view of Central Park and The Plaza Hotel.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Solow Building para niños

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