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The Ellicott Square Building - OU043F
architect Daniel Burnham
Owner: GOF
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Altitude: m. ASL.
 Region: United States > New York
Cache type: Other type
Size: No container
Status: Ready for Search
Date hidden: 2012-04-09
Date created: 2012-04-09
Date published: 2012-04-09
Last modification: 2012-04-27
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Description EN

Designed by Charles Atwood and named for Joseph Ellicott it was completed in 1896 the Ellicott Square Building was the largest office building in the world. The structure is 10 stories high and houses 447,000 square feet of office space. It was built to be strong enough to to support another 10 floors. Completed at a cost of three and a hlf million dollars and in one years time this building was truely a masterpice of enginering, construction, and art.

In 1896-97 the building was home to Edisonia Hall and the Vitascope Theater, the first motion picture theater in the world. In 1984, 87 years later, the loby was featured in hotel sceenes in the movie "The Natural".

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