Singer Tower, 149 Broadway -  1967


The Singer Tower, looking north on Broadway. It was a 47-story building in Manhattan, completed in 1908 as the headquarters of the Singer Manufacturing Company. It was the tallest building in the world from 1908 to 1909. In 1963, Singer sold the building and moved to Rockefeller Center. The Singer Tower was demolished in 1968. The One Liberty Plaza took its place. Photographer: Jack E. Boucher. Source: Library of Congress, USA.

The Woolworth Building is in the distance. On the left, the United States Realty Building, a Gothic tower at 115 Broadway, completed in 1907.

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