The 71-story Bank of Manhattan Building at 40 Wall Street. Henry Craig Severance-Yasuo Matsui, architects. 1929-1930. View looking northwest of the Bank of Manhattan tower in spring 1930, showing the steel skeleton of 51-story Irving Trust Building (Voorhes, Gmelin & Walker, 1931) at background, left.
Source: Ric Burns, James Sanders, Lisa Ades. “New York, an illustrated history”. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.