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1221 Avenue of the Americas, also known as the McGraw-Hill Building is a skyscraper built in 1969, located at 1221 Sixth Avenue, Midtown Manhattan, New York City, New York, between Sixth Avenue and Seventh Avenue. It is the third building in Manhattan to have the McGraw-Hill name, and is one of several buildings which are part of the Rockefeller Center complex expansion in the 1960s. It is 674 feet (205 m) high and 51 stories.
345 Park Avenue is a 634ft (193m) tall skyscraper in New York City, New York. It was completed in 1969 and has 44 floors. Emery Roth designed the building, which is the 60th tallest in New York. Among the building's tenants are private equity firm The Blackstone Group, and professional services firm KPMG.
810 Seventh Avenue is a 525 foot (160 m) skyscraper located just north of Times Square on Seventh Avenue between 52nd and 53rd streets within Midtown Manhattan in New York City, United States. It is owned by SL Green Realty Corp. after its acquisition of Reckson Associates Realty Corp., completed in January 2007. The back of the building is situated on Broadway, diagonally across from CBS's Ed Sullivan Theater, home of The Late Show with David Letterman.
555 California Street, formerly Bank of America Center, is a 52-story, 779 ft (237.4 m) skyscraper in San Francisco, California. It is the second tallest building in the city and a focal point of the Financial District. Completed in 1969, the tower served as the world headquarters of Bank of America until the 1998 merger with NationsBank, when company moved its headquarters to Charlotte, North Carolina.
The Burlington House is a 625ft (191m) tall skyscraper in New York City, New York. It was completed in 1969 and has 50 floors. Emery Roth designed the building, which is the 68th tallest in New York City. A base station atop the building was used on April 3, 1973, by Martin Cooper to make the world's first handheld cellular phone call in public. Cooper, a Motorola inventor, called rival Joel S. Engel of Bell Labs to tell him about the invention.
The former Detroit City Hall once stood at the site of the One Kennedy Square building in downtown Detroit, Michigan. The former city hall building was constructed in 1861, and finished in 1871. It was demolished in 1961. It stood at 5 stories in height, 4 above-ground, and one basement floor. It was built by Alexander Chapoton of one of the city's oldest French families. The Queen Anne style Alexander Chapoton House (c. 1870) still stands at 511 Beaubien.
The Equitable Life Building is a 454ft (138m) tall skyscraper in Los Angeles, California. It was completed in 1969 and has 34 floors. It is tied with the Los Angeles City Hall for the 26th tallest building in Los Angeles. Welton Becket & Associates designed the building. The facade is made of precast concrete that sandblasted to expose the beige Texas limestone aggregate.
Fort Washington Plaza (Formerly 333 West Fort Street) is located at the corner of West Fort Street and Washington Boulevard in downtown Detroit, Michigan. It occupies the entire block bordered by West Fort Street, Washington Boulevard, Cass Avenue, and West Congress Street. The high-rise office building stands 16 storeys in height. It was built in 1969, and includes a parking garage. It was designed in the international architectural style. It uses mainly concrete and glass.
John Hancock Center at 875 North Michigan Avenue in the Streeterville area of Chicago, Illinois, is a 100-story, 1,127-foot (344 m) tall skyscraper, constructed under the supervision of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, with chief designer Bruce Graham and structural engineer Fazlur Khan. When the building topped out on May 6, 1968, it was the tallest building in the world outside New York City.
The Knights of Columbus Building, in Downtown New Haven, Connecticut, is the headquarters of the Roman Catholic fraternal service organization, the Knights of Columbus. Also known as the Knights of Columbus Tower, the building was designed by Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates and finished in 1969. This 23 story modern style reinforced concrete building, at 321 feet (98 meters) tall, is the second-tallest building in the city's skyline.