Category:Hearst Tower (Manhattan)

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Hearst Tower 
building in Midtown Manhattan, New York City
Instance of skyscraper
Material used
Location Manhattan, United States of America
Located at street address
  • 959 8th Avenue, New York City, NY, United States
Architectural style
Date of official opening 2006
Authority control
GND ID: 7586870-2

40° 45′ 59.54″ N, 73° 59′ 00.43″ W

Blue pencil.svg

The Hearst Tower in New York City is located at 300 West 57th Street or 959 8th Avenue, near Columbus Circle in Midtown Manhattan. It is the world headquarters of the Hearst Corporation. The six-story base of the headquarters building was commissioned by the founder, William Randolph Hearst and awarded to the architect Joseph Urban. The building was completed in 1928 at a cost of $2 million and contained 40,000 sq ft (3,700 m2). The original cast stone facade has been preserved in the new design as a designated Landmark site. Originally built as the base for a proposed skyscraper, the construction of the tower was postponed due to the Great Depression. The new tower addition with diagrid frame, designed by the architect Norman Foster, was completed nearly eighty years later, and 2,000 Hearst employees moved in on 4 May 2006.

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