From Carbide to Chase

René Ammann
25. April 2022
The 52-story Union Carbide Building, seen at left in an advertisement from 1957, was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, while the 60-story JPMorgan Chase headquarters is being designed by Foster + Partners. (Right: Visualization by DBOX for Foster + Partners)

Height of the former Union Carbide Building in New York City, the tallest building ever voluntarily demolished, which made way for an even taller building, the 1,388-foot (423m) "all-electric" skyscraper for JPMorgan Chase: 708 feet (216m)

The JPMorgan Chase skyscraper, now under construction and see here last week, is expected to be completed in 2025. (Photo: John Hill/World-Architects)

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