chase manhattan bank building

The 64-story Chase Manhattan Bank world headquarters building. One Chase Manhattan Plaza, between Nassau, William, Pine and Liberty Streets. Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, architect. 1957-1961. View looking northwest from William and Pine streets. Summer, 1970.

Photo: Unknown

Source: “La Economía Mundial”. Biblioteca Salvat de Grandes Temas. Vol. 35. Barcelona, Salvat, 1973.

Aerial view looking north of Lower Manhattan’s Financial DIstrict skyscrapers. Spring, 1970. The Twin Towers of World Trade Center under construction are on left. Midtown Manhattan skyscrapers with Empire State Building can be visible above, background.

Photo: Laurence Lowry-Rapho Guillumette.

Source: Yves Pélicier, Francisco Alonso-Fernández. “Enciclopedia de la Psicología y la Pedagogía. Vol. 4”. Madrid-París. Sedmay-Lidis. 1979

New posmodernism Lower Manhattan skyline, in Summer of 1989. View looking southwest from East River. 

Buildings at left are the 55 Water Street (Emery Roth & Sons, 1972),  One Financial Square ( Edward Durell Stone & Associates, 1987), Citibank (Emery Roth & Sons, 1968). At center are the 120 Wall Street (Ely Jaques Kahn, 1930), City Bank Farmers Trust (Cross & Cross, 1931),  Continental Center (Swanke Hayden Connell Architects, 1983), 88 Pine Street (I.M. Pei & Partners, 1972), 80 Pine Street (Emery Roth & Sons, 1960), 60 Wall Street (Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo & Associates-Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates) and Cities Service (Clinton & Russell, 1932). Buildings at right are the National Westminster Bank (Fox & Fowle Architects, P.C., 1983), One Chase Manhattan Plaza (Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, 1961), One Seaport Plaza (Swanke Hayden Connell Architects ),127 John Street (Emery Roth & Sons, 1971), 40 Fulton Street (Fox & Fowle Architects, P.C., 1989), the Twin Towers of World Trade Center (Minoru Yamasaki-Emery Roth & Sons, 1973) and 3 World Financial Center (Cesar Pelli & Associates, 1986).

Photo: Unknown.

Source: Bill Harris. “New York. A picture memory”. New York, Crescent Books, 1990.

The new 60-story glass-and-aluminum curtain wall One Chase Manhattan Bank Plaza (Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, 1961) in the spring of 1961. View looking northwest from the top of Cities Service Building showing the new Western Electric Building (Shreve, Lamb & Harmon, 1961) and the Woolworth Building (Cass Gilbert, 1913).

Photo: Chase Manhattan Bank Archives.

Source: Ariadna Álvarez Garreta. “Rascacielos” (México, Atrium Internacional. 2001).

Construction of the 60-story Chase Manhattan Bank Building (Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, 1961) in Summer of 1959. View looking northwest from Cities Service Building. The Transportation (York & Saywer, 1927) and Woolworth (Cass Gilbert, 1913) buildings are visible at right.

Photo: Bethelhem Steel Co.

Source: Architectural Record. Noviembre de 1959.

Aerial view of Lower Manhattan’s Downtown looking south in the Spring of 1960. The new 60-story Chase Manhattan Bank Building (Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, 1961) appears nearing completion on foreground. The tall skyscraper on the left is the Cities Service Building (Clinton & Russell, 1932).

Photo: Fairchild Aerial Surveys.

Source: Encyclopaedia Britannica. Vol. 16. (Chicago, Britannica, Inc. 1970).