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Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower
|Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower|
|Tallest in the world from 1909 to 1913[I]|
|Preceded by||Singer Building|
|Surpassed by||Woolworth Building|
|Location||New York City|
|Antenna spire||213 m (700 ft)|
The Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower (also called the Met Life Tower) is a skyscraper in New York City, United States. It is 213 meters (700 feet) tall and has 50 floors. It was built in 1909.
The Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower was the tallest building in the world from 1909 to 1913. Before it was built, the tallest building in the world was the Singer Building. The Woolworth Building became the tallest four years later.