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  • 10

    Votes: 44 21.3%
  • 9.5

    Votes: 23 11.1%
  • 9

    Votes: 51 24.6%
  • 8.5

    Votes: 20 9.7%
  • 8

    Votes: 25 12.1%
  • 7.5

    Votes: 9 4.3%
  • 7

    Votes: 12 5.8%
  • 6.5

    Votes: 4 1.9%
  • 6

    Votes: 8 3.9%
  • 5.5

    Votes: 1 0.5%
  • 5

    Votes: 2 1.0%
  • 4.5

    Votes: 1 0.5%
  • 4

    Votes: 1 0.5%
  • 3.5

    Votes: 1 0.5%
  • 3 or less

    Votes: 5 2.4%

  • Total voters
    207
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Met Life Tower
New York, USA


HEIGHT: 213m/699 feet
FLOORS: 50 floors
COMPLETION: 1909
ARCHITECT: Napoleon LeBrun & Sons

The Facts

This building has landmark status.

The building is graced with an enormous clock on each of its four sides.

World's tallest building from 1909 - 1913; surpassed by the Woolworth Building.

World headquarters of Met Life Insurance Company

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What a beauty!And for it's age it's even more impressive.
9.5/10
 

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9.5/10...This building is a masterpiece. It's old but looks fairly new. It looks STUNNING at night, especially during the Christmas season with it's red and green colors. The clock is unique and useful, the top is one of the best as is the crown.

BTW- 600th post!
 

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it's a classic indeed.. it has passed the wars and changes of the 20th century, but i'm not very fond of the design. 7.5/10
 

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beautiful.....700ft./213m in 1909!.....incredible...9.5/10
 
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Darn it..I hate it when this happens. i thought you were talking about the park avenue buildng so I rated it a 3. I would truly rate this building a great 10. I love it!
 

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That sucks, sorry for the confusion. It was just too long of a name to write Metropolitan Life Insurance Tower, and besides it is called the Metlife Tower.

The Park Avenue formerly known as the PanAm is called the Metlife Building.
 
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