Manhattan House

Manhattan House (HM94C)

Location: New York, NY 10065 New York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 45.933', W 73° 57.783'

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The New York Life Insurance Company commissioned the architects Mayer & Whittesley and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill to design Manhattan House in 1951. The building reflects the theories of Le Corbusier, the renowned 20th Century French architect. One of the first multiple dwellings to attempt "an indoor-outdoor synthesis" through the integration of large windows and projecting balconies, this distinguished white brick apartment building generated considerable media attention and in 1952 received an award from the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Manhattan House attracted many prominent residents, including Benny Goodman, Grace Kelly and architect Gordon Bunshaft. This modern-style apartment house still stands as one of the most distinguished examples of housing built in New York City since the Second World War.
HM NumberHM94C
Year Placed2008
Placed ByNew York Landmarks Preservation Foundation
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Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 3:56am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 587518 N 4513248
Decimal Degrees40.76555000, -73.96305000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 45.933', W 73° 57.783'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 45' 55.98" N, 73° 57' 46.98" W
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Area Code(s)212
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200 E 66th St, New York NY 10065, US
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