Skyscrapers Cities New York City Olympic Tower

David Shankbone
David Shankbone
Height620 feet

About Olympic Tower

The Olympic Tower is a 620ft (189m) tall skyscraper in New York City, New York. It was constructed from 1972 to 1976 and has 51 floors. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill designed the building, which is tied with 10 East 40th Street for the 71st tallest building in New York. The tower has 225 units, 92,900 m² of floor area, and is the first building in the city to combine retail, offices, a museum, and apartments. This tower used the air rights of all of the buildings on the blockfront facing Fifth Avenue, and allegedly the use of St. Patrick's Cathedral was considered.

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