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500 Fifth Avenue

Index 500 Fifth Avenue

500 Fifth Avenue, located between West 42nd and 43rd Streets in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, is a 60-floor, 697-foot (213 m), 659,132 sq ft office tower built from 1929 to 1931 and designed by the firm of Shreve, Lamb & Harmon in the Art Deco style. [1]

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Art Deco

Art Deco, sometimes referred to as Deco, is a style of visual arts, architecture and design that first appeared in France just before World War I. Art Deco influenced the design of buildings, furniture, jewelry, fashion, cars, movie theatres, trains, ocean liners, and everyday objects such as radios and vacuum cleaners.

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Bryant Park

Bryant Park is a privately managed public park located in the New York City borough of Manhattan.

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CBS Radio

CBS Radio was a radio broadcasting company and radio network operator owned by CBS Corporation, and consolidated radio station groups owned by CBS and Westinghouse Broadcasting/Group W since the 1920s and Infinity Broadcasting since the 1970s.

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List of New York City Designated Landmarks in Manhattan from 14th to 59th Streets

This is an incomplete list of landmarks in Manhattan from 14th Street to 59th Street designated by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission.

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List of numbered streets in Manhattan

The New York City borough of Manhattan contains 214 numbered east–west streets numbered from 1st to 228th, the majority of them created by the Commissioners' Plan of 1811.

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List of tallest buildings in New York City

New York City, the most populous city in the United States, is home to over 6486 completed high rise buildings of at least 35 meters, of which at least 113 completed are taller than.

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List of tallest buildings in the United States

This list of the tallest buildings in the United States includes all buildings of or higher by architectural height, excluding antennas.

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Midtown Manhattan

Midtown Manhattan, or Midtown, represents the central lengthwise portion of the borough and island of Manhattan in New York City.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission

The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is the New York City agency charged with administering the city's Landmarks Preservation Law.

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Salmon Tower Building

The Salmon Tower Building is a 31-storyHalf of the Land is Sold under Salmon Tower, New York Times, June 1, 1964, pg.

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Shreve, Lamb & Harmon

Shreve, Lamb, and Harmon, founded as Shreve & Lamb, was an architectural firm, best known for designing the Empire State Building, the tallest building in the world at the time of its completion in 1931.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Walter J. Salmon Sr.

Walter Joseph Salmon Sr. (1871 - December 25, 1953) was a New York City real estate investor and developer who, according to the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, was "responsible for rebuilding the north side of West 42nd Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues in the first decades of the 20th century". As well, Salmon was a major figure in the business of Thoroughbred horse racing whom The Blood-Horse magazine called "one of the leading breeder/owners of the 20th century." Born Walter J. Salomon, in his adult years he changed the spelling of his surname to Salmon. On September 3, 1906, he married Elsie A. May. A son, Walter J. Salmon Jr. was born on June 14, 1907 but twenty-three-year-old Elsie May Salomon died fifteen days later. Walter Salmon then married Elsie's younger sister Lois, who would die on March 1, 1916 at age twenty-eight. Just prior to his marriage to Elizabeth J. Davy of Rochester, New York, in early 1919 Salmon was elected President of the New Symphony Orchestra.

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WCBS-FM

WCBS-FM (101.1 FM) is a radio station offering a classic hits format licensed to New York City and is owned and operated by Entercom.

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42nd Street (Manhattan)

42nd Street is a major crosstown street in the New York City borough of Manhattan, known for its theaters, especially near the intersection with Broadway at Times Square in Midtown.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/500_Fifth_Avenue

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