24 Hour Fitness
Work up a sweat at this smart, well-equipped chain, which includes top-of-the-range cardio equipment, weights, classes (including...
A textbook regular, the 38-floor Seagram Building is one of the world's finest examples of the international style. Its lead architect,...
Upon its debut in 1952, 21-story Lever House was at the height of the cutting-edge. The UN Secretariat Building was the only other...
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Citigroup Center information
With its striking triangular roof and candy-like striped facade, Hugh Stubbins' 59-story Citigroup Center signaled a shift from the flat-roof sobriety of the international style. Even more dramatic is the building's base, which is cut away at the four corners, leaving the tower to perch dramatically on a cross-shaped footing. This unusual configuration allowed for the construction of St Peter's Lutheran Church on the site's northwest corner, which replaced the original neo-Gothic church demolished during the skyscraper's construction.