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On Park Avenue this New York building by Miles Van der Rohe is a glass box design with slender... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2017
rayrest
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The Seagram Building is an icon of modernism and is one of Mies Van Der Rohe's most famous towers... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2017
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375 Park Ave S, New York, New York City, NY 10016-8801
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

This modern skyscraper is considered a landmark in modern architecture because of the use of the glass walls, one of the first to do this. But to me it looks like a refrigerator box, just like so many others like it around the world. Ho...More

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Reviewed July 1, 2017

Architectural historians will tell you this is a landmark building, a pioneer in the glass-and-steel era. Come and form your own opinion, but to me this is just plain and ordinary. It has been copied so often around the world in various ways that it...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

On Park Avenue this New York building by Miles Van der Rohe is a glass box design with slender bands of bronze cutting through the smoked glass. Modern design and inside is the Four Seasons restaurant serving American cuisine.

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Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

The Seagram Building is an icon of modernism and is one of Mies Van Der Rohe's most famous towers. It's not only the minimal skyscraper that has influenced many future high rise buildings around the world, the urban plaza set back from Park Avenue was...More

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Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

For history and architecture buffs, the Seagram building is one of the best skyscrapers in Midtown. It has just gone through a painstaking and expensive restoration. The architect was Mies Van Der Rohe, the icon of modernist architecture. It stands out for its simplicity, its...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2016

Ludwig van Mies der Rohe's Seagram Building was one of the original modern skyscrapers, and has had a tremendous influence on modern architecture since. There is an outdoor plaza on Park Avenue that has sculptures from the times. It's a nice place to stop and...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2016

The architect who designed this in 1954 used only part of the lot, thus avoiding a zoning requirement for tall buildings to have setback design. The resulting structure, even though offering less rental space than usual, attracted tenants and investors, because of its grace, the...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

The Seagram Building is a gorgeous skyscraper on Park Avenue in between 52nd and 53rd Street and they put a new sculpture up in front of this summer. The Four Seasons restaurant is inside.

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Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

Nothing too remarkable about this one, although the sculpture out the front on Park Ave is quite impressive. Not really too sure that this one really requires anyone to go out of their way to visit.

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Reviewed March 11, 2015

The Seagram is not only from an architectural point of view very interesting, but also a charming building to visit and especially to dine. The building, planned by Mies van der Rohe (in cooperation with Johnson) was finished in 1958. It's remarkable style and construction...More

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