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Old October 10th, 2014, 02:44 PM   #141
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Not so impressive from a distance, but great details:

NYC - Chanin Building

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The Chanin Building, at 122 East 42nd Street, was designed by Sloan & Robertson from 1927-1930 with Irwin S. Chanin, one of the most notable developers in the city, and closely modeled on Eliel Saarinen's plan for the Chicago Tribune Building. This 56-story Art Deco structure, reaching 649 feet, was the third tallest building in the world when completed and is one of the most significant New York skyscrapers of the 1920's, as it is one of the earliest with a solid base, setback massing, and a buttressed crown that was once illuminated at night.


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The Art Deco facade of the Chanin Building, NYC by LuciaB, on Flickr

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Old October 28th, 2014, 02:14 PM   #143
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Hi guys,Very Amazing photo.Thank you so much..
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I love these art deco towers. Rich in decorations.
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My favourite classic skyscraper in Toronto is Commerce Court North. It topped out in 1931 and is 145m tall.


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Amazing, a real heritage
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i love NYC┤s skyscrapers!!!!!

Especially older ones like Empire State Building,Chrysler building, Chicago Tribune Tower ... Classics


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A couple of Chicago classics all lit up.

Note the author of this photo below. Nick does great work.


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Wow, I never realized how much Toronto (and Canada, for that matter), were lacking in terms of classical, heritage-type skyscrapers. Not a single 150m+ art deco 'scraper. I had previously assumed that a country bordering the Home of the Skyscraper (good 'ol USA), the land of maple syrup, would have at least 1 significant old 'scraper. Im sad to see that I was wrong... Oh, well, there are still a good amount of small nice old skyscrapers in Canada, I suppose. Eh!
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