former office building in Manhattan
The Singer Building was a skyscraper in New York City, United States. It was 213 meters (700 feet) tall and had 50 floors. It was built in 1908 and torn down in 1968 to make room for the U.S. Steel Building (now One Liberty Plaza). The Singer Building was the tallest building ever demolished by a company.
|Tallest in the world from 1908 to 1909[I]|
|Preceded by||Philadelphia City Hall|
|Surpassed by||Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower|
|Location||New York City|
|Antenna spire||187 m (612 ft)|
The Singer Building was the tallest building in the world from 1908 to 1909. Before it was built, the tallest building in the world was Philadelphia City Hall. The Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower became the tallest one year later.
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