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Singer Building
Record height
Tallest in the world from 1908 to 1909[I]
Preceded byPhiladelphia City Hall
Surpassed byMetropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower
General information
LocationNew York City
United States
Completed1908
Demolished1968
Height
Antenna spire187 m (612 ft)
Technical details
Floor count47

The Singer Building was a skyscraper in New York City, United States. It was 213 meters (700 feet) tall and had 50 floors. It was built in 1908 and torn down in 1968 to make room for the U.S. Steel Building (now One Liberty Plaza). The Singer Building was the tallest building ever demolished by a company.

The Singer Building was the tallest building in the world from 1908 to 1909. Before it was built, the tallest building in the world was Philadelphia City Hall. The Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower became the tallest one year later.

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