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MetLife Building

200 Park Ave, New York City, NY 10166-0005
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200 Park Ave, New York City, NY 10166-0005
Midtown
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Though it looks nothing like the more historical gems over which it looms, it's still a gorgeous skyscraper near 42nd St and Park Ave. It was fascinating to see in person and imagine the helicopter rides that used to happen from its roof when it...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

An important building, formerly the Pan Am building. Now housing tons of firms as an office building, including many law firms. It is an interesting and pleasant place to spend some hours doing business. Good views to the North towards Central Park, up Park Avenue....More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

I walk true this structure daily -it is massive and impressive -the number of foot traffic is impressive .

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This building was originally built in 1963 as the Pan Am Building and was later bought by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. It has an impressive architecture and currently houses the headquarters of many big corporations.

Thank Phi S
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

You can clearly see this skyscraper while walking or crossing Park Avenue. It was built in the 1960's as Pan Am Building. One of many buildings to see in NYC.

Thank Neta_Avivi
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

This building looms above Park Ave. just north of Grand Central. It's been a landmark, but for me it was more notable when it had the PanAm name up on top. Now it disappoints.

Thank Thomas V
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We saw this building whilst walking towards Grand Central Station on a visit. Yes, its an American skyscraper and is impressive and yes its hard to miss. However it is not very well known at all. Located close to Grand Central Station.

Thank rayrest
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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

The MetLife Building - this 59-story brutalist skyscraper was built in 1960–63 as the Pan Am Building! It was designed by Emery Roth & Sons, Pietro Belluschi and Walter (Bauhaus) Gropius in the International style. It may not be the tallest or the prettiest skyscraper...More

Thank Nick and Angel S
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

The MetLife building is cool to look at but there are many more interesting and attractive buildings in New York.

Thank Rehsinup19
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is a well known building in MidTown right on top of Grand Central. It used to be called the Pan Am building and had a helicopter pad on its roof. I once had dinner at the private club on the top floor called the...More

Thank seanworc
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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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