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View Poll Results: Rate Paramount Plaza in NYC...
10 3 2.44%
9.5 0 0%
9 10 8.13%
8.5 7 5.69%
8 16 13.01%
7.5 17 13.82%
7 19 15.45%
6.5 9 7.32%
6 20 16.26%
5.5 1 0.81%
5 7 5.69%
4.5 3 2.44%
4 4 3.25%
3.5 3 2.44%
3 and less 4 3.25%
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Old September 3rd, 2003, 05:42 AM   #1
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Paramount Plaza, New York City

Let's rate Paramount Plaza in NYC...

The Stats

Height: 670 ft/204 m
Floors: 48
Year: 1971/1982 (reconstructed)
Architect: Emery Roth & Sons

was built in 1968 as the Uris Building on the site of the old Capitol cinema theater dating from 1919.
The 48-storey building rises to the height of 204.5 m. The facade of dark gray glass is accentuated by narrow striping and topped by a row of openings at the top.

Along with the ample internal space of 208,200 mē, the development also includes two theaters: the Uris Theater with 1,933 seats for musicals and the 650-seat Uptown Circle in the Square.

Did You Know?

In front of the building is a sunken plaza facing Broadway.

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Old September 3rd, 2003, 09:14 AM   #2
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7.5/10

Stylish facade. Better than most boxes.
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Old September 3rd, 2003, 05:02 PM   #3
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7/10, quite good box.
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Old September 3rd, 2003, 07:59 PM   #4
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4.5

I hate this building. Every time I see it, I wish for its destruction. It's fat, it's cold, and it's worthless.
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Old September 3rd, 2003, 08:07 PM   #5
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I see railtracks nailed onto the facade

No, this building indeed looks worthless...

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Old September 3rd, 2003, 11:07 PM   #6
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blah. Really boring. 4/10
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Old September 4th, 2003, 03:08 PM   #7
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Old September 4th, 2003, 06:26 PM   #8
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Pretty good box. The top is nice. 7/10
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Old September 5th, 2003, 07:06 AM   #9
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this box is ok

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Old September 6th, 2003, 02:05 AM   #10
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meh..boxy
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Old September 6th, 2003, 12:26 PM   #11
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meh..boxy
5/10
you can come up with a better excuse


this one's not bad, the facade reminds me of one of the scrapers in Brussels. the facade pulls up the lack of design
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Old September 11th, 2003, 12:32 PM   #12
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Pretty nice box
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Old September 11th, 2003, 10:29 PM   #13
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Hmmm, shades of John Hancock tower in chicago, but this really looks like a seventies box. 'Crap with a tiny bit of class' i think is a fair description.

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Old September 11th, 2003, 10:34 PM   #14
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I need to rate a box? 0\10 lol
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Old September 11th, 2003, 10:49 PM   #15
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Wow, thats harsh my friend
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Old September 11th, 2003, 11:04 PM   #16
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Wow, thats harsh my friend
Well, there is nothing special in that building, seriously, theres nothing
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Old September 11th, 2003, 11:08 PM   #17
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It looks pretty sleek and smartish, for a box..
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Old September 11th, 2003, 11:21 PM   #18
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It looks pretty sleek and smartish, for a box..
"Focus on the bigger picture" (CNN).....<------EMBRACE
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Old September 12th, 2003, 04:00 AM   #19
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Old September 13th, 2003, 02:01 AM   #20
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Nice box
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