Metropolitan Life Insurance Tower - Tallest building in the world 1909-13; still part of the skyline a century later
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1 Madison Ave (at 23rd St)
"The Metropolitan Life Building next to Madison Square Park was the tallest building from 1913 to 1930. Did you know that the building's tower was modeled after the Campanile in Venice?"
11 Madison Ave
11 Madison Ave (btwn E 24th St & E 25th St)
"Better known to architecture fans as the Metropolitan Life North Building designed by Harvey Wiley Corbett. Foursquare updated the nomenclature to "11 Madison Avenue" because of the swanky restaurant."
200 Hudson St (Vestry)
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149 E 23rd St (btwn Lexington & 3rd Ave.)
"There's a picture window next door tithe back entrance through which you can watch a massive car elevator in action."
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