1. The Manhattan Municipal Building Was Once the Fourth Tallest Building in the City

When the Manhattan Municipal Building, which cost $15 million to construct, was completed in 1914, it was New York City’s fourth tallest building. Standing at 25 stories and 580 feet, the Municipal Building was only surpassed in height at the time by The Woolworth Building, The Met Life Tower and The Singer Building.

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