The Most Iconic Buildings In New York

New York, the city that never sleeps… It is the center of city life and one of the most powerful representatives of modern life. Its buildings are also one of the most important features of both modern life and New York City. Not just The Empire State Building, there are many magnificent buildings too in New York: skyscrapers, cathedrals, gorgeous buildings… Here is a list of the most iconic buildings in New York.

General Electric Building

The building, designed by Cross & Cross and completed in 1931, was known as the RCA Victor Building during its construction.

570 Lexington Avenue contains a 50-floor, 640-foot-tall (200 m) stylized Gothic octagonal brick tower, with elaborate Art Deco decorations of lightning bolts showing the power of electricity. The tower is set back from the round-cornered base with elaborate masonry and architectural figural sculpture.

General Electric Building

Flatiron Building

The Flatiron Building is a triangular 22-story, 285-foot-tall (86.9 m) steel-framed landmarked building. The distinctive triangular shape of the Flatiron Building, designed by Chicago architect Daniel Burnham and built-in 1902, allowed it to fill the wedge-shaped property located at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Broadway.

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Oculus- World Trade Center Station


Woolworth Building

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56 Leonard Street

56 Leonard Street is an 821 ft-tall (250 m), 57-story skyscraper on Leonard Street in the neighborhood of Tribeca in Manhattan, New York City. The building was designed by the Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron, which describes the building as “houses stacked in the sky.


The Cooper Union

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Chrysler Building


Rockefeller Center

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St. Patrick’s Cathedral


Radio City Music Hall


The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine

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