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  • Address: 4 New York Plaza, New York, NY 10004, USA
  • Hours: Open weekdays from 9am - 5pm

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Daily News Building

Soaring 476 feet and 37 stories over Midtown, this 1930 Art Deco skyscraper was originally built for The New York Daily News, a still-popular tabloid newspaper which made its headquarters here until 1995. Architecturally significant for its trendsetting vertical stripes of windows and flat, non-ornamented top level, the building, designed by Raymond Mead and John Mead Howells (architects of the nearby Rockefeller Center) was named a National Historic Landmark in 1989.

The model for the Daily Planet building in the Superman movie franchise, the Daily News Building features the world’s largest indoor globe in its lobby, as well a collection of vintage weather instruments. An addition was built on the building’s east side in 1958, designed by Wallace Harrison and Max Abramowitz, then one of America’s premier architectural firms.

This iconic building is now home to Manhattan’s local CW affiliate, WPIX TV-Channel 11, as well as the Omnicom Group, one of the world’s largest and most influential advertising and marketing firms, and offices for a variety of initiatives affiliated with the United Nations. The New York Daily News is still in print and online, but its headquarters are now found at 4 New York Plaza on the lower East Side of Manhattan, near Battery Park.

Practical Info:

The closest subway station is 42nd Street/Grand Central, served by the 4,5,6 and 7 Trains. The adjacent bus station is served by the M1, M2, M3 and M4 Buses. The building is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and admission is free.

Tours & Tickets

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Highlights of Midtown Architectural Tour, New York City, null

Highlights of Midtown Architectural Tour

Discover New York City's incredible architecture on this walking tour of Manhattan. View the city's major 20th-century monuments showcasing American ...  Read more

Location: New York, New York
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $29.75
$35.00 Save $5.25
Private Walking Tour of New York City Architecture, New York City, Walking Tours

Private Walking Tour of New York City Architecture

Explore New York City’s varied architecture on this private, 3-hour tour along 42nd Street. Learn about the evolution of the city’s buildings, from the ...  Read more

Location: New York, New York
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $360.00

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