Metropolitan Life Tower

Metropolitan Life Tower (HM12O7)

Location: New York, NY 10010 New York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 44.468', W 73° 59.26'

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Landmarks of New York

This tower, of massive simplicity it Italian Renaissance style, was completed in 1909 from plans by Le Brun & Sons. Its four clock faces are each 26 ½ feet in diameter, the minute hands weighing ½ ton, Four chimes ( the largest 7000 pounds) sound a measure by Handel on the quarter hours.
HM NumberHM12O7
Year Placed1957
Placed ByNew York Community Trust
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 1:52am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 585471 N 4510513
Decimal Degrees40.74113333, -73.98766667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 44.468', W 73° 59.26'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 44' 28.08" N, 73° 59' 15.60" W
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Area Code(s)212, 347, 646, 914, 917,
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-11 Madison Ave, New York NY 10010, US
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