Former Aeolian Building

Former Aeolian Building (HM94F)

Location: New York, NY 10022 New York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 45.667', W 73° 58.517'

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Built in 1925-27 on Fifth Avenue, Manhattan's most prestigious commercial thoroughfare, this elegant Neo-Classical structure was designed by Warren & Wetmore, the architects of Grand Central Terminal. Clad with Indiana limestone and marble, the facades rise to a graceful setback tower distinguished by French Renaissance-style details, including urns and garlands. Awarded a gold medal by the Fifth Avenue Association, the building attracted such notable tenants as the Aeolian Company, a leading manufacturer of roll-operated instruments, and since 1930, the Elizabeth Arden Red Door Salon.
HM NumberHM94F
Year Placed2003
Placed ByNew York Landmarks Preservation Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 8:09pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 586491 N 4512744
Decimal Degrees40.76111667, -73.97528333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 45.667', W 73° 58.517'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 45' 40.02" N, 73° 58' 31.02" W
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Area Code(s)212, 631, 646, 917, 914
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 691 5th Ave, New York NY 10022, US
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