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BUILDING
 
 
Seagram Building
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DESIGNER
 
 
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Philip Johnson

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MATERIALS
 
steel, glass, granite, bronze

 

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LOCATION
 
Continent
North America
Nation
United States
State
New York
Metropolitan area
New York City
County
New York
Town
New York - Manhattan
Borough
Manhattan
Address
375 Park Avenue (52th/53th street)
 
 
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Buildings for offices and professional practises
Offices
Vertical architectures
Skyscrapers
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1954    
Realisation
1958
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THE BUILDING IN CINEMA
 
Title
  Scrooged
Directed by
Richard Donner
Nationality
USA
Year of production
1988
Cast
Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, Bobcat Goldthwait, Carol Kane, Robert Mitchum, Michael J. Pollard, Alfre Woodard
Building's role
Appreciable
Seagram Building, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Philip Johnson, Scrooged, Manhattan, New York City
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Based on the novel A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Title
  Baby Boom
Directed by
Charles Shyer
Nationality
USA
Year of production
1987
Cast
Diane Keaton, Harold Ramis, Sam Wanamaker, Sam Shepard
Building's role
Marginal
Seagram Building, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Philip Johnson, Baby Boom, Diane Keaton, Manhattan
Title
  Breakfast at Tiffany's
Directed by
Blake Edwards
Nationality
USA
Year of production
1961
Cast
Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen, Martin Balsam, Mickey Rooney
Building's role
Marginal
Seagram Building, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Philip Johnson, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Audrey Hepburn, Blake Edwards, Manhattan

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Annotations
Based on the novel Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
"Le dieci torri che hanno cambiato il mondo/Ten towers that changed the world", Domus Grattacieli/Skyscrapers, supplemento a/supplement of Domus 865, dicembre/december 2003, pp. 24-25 (22-29)
Ezra Stoller, The Seagram Building, Princeton Architectural Press, Princeton (USA) 1999
Lotus international 99, dicembre/december 1998 [Forma e struttura/Form and Structure], pp. 25 (24-31)
Judith Dupré, Skyscrapers, Black Dog & Leventhal, New York 1996, pp. 50-51
Franz Schulze, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Editoriale Jaca Book, Milano 1989, pp. 266-278
Casabella 519, dicembre/december 1985, "Innovazione edilizia" p. III (I-XII)
Bruno Zevi, Spazî dell'architettura moderna, Einaudi, Torino 1973, tav. 218-220 [III. I maestri del periodo razionalista]
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CLIENT
 
 
Joseph E. Seagram and Sons Corporation
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AMOUNT
 
 
$ 41,000,000
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Height
156 m.
Floors
38
Dimensions
Plaza m. 27,5 x 46
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STRUCTURES
 
 
Severud Associates
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STAFF
 
Project
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Philip Johnson
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ANNOTATIONS
 
 
See record "Diller+Scofidio - La Brasserie"
 
 
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