United Nations Building (1952) Photos

The United Nations Secretariat and General Assembly Buildings (1952) (1st Ave. between 42nd - 48th St. overlooking the East River) sit on land which is technically outside of United States control. The complex was designed by an international consortium of 11 architectural firms including those of Le Corbusier and Oscar Niemeyer.

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United Nations Secretariat Building over north end of General Assembly Hall. New York, NY.United Nations Secretariat Building. New York, NY.United Nations Secretariat Building facade. New York, NY.United Nations Secretariat Building wall of glass. New York, NY.
United Nations Secretariat Building over north end of General Assembly Hall. New York, NY.United Nations Secretariat Building (1952) (1st Ave. between 42nd - 48th St.) (39 floors). New York, NY. Architect: International consortium of architects.United Nations Secretariat Building facade. New York, NY.United Nations Secretariat Building wall of glass. New York, NY.
United Nations Secretariat Building facade & sculpture. New York, NY.United Nations Secretariat Building window details. New York, NY.United Nations General Assembly Hall. New York, NY.United Nations General Assembly Hall detail. New York, NY.
United Nations Secretariat Building facade & sculpture. New York, NY.United Nations Secretariat Building window details. New York, NY.United Nations General Assembly Hall. New York, NY.United Nations General Assembly Hall detail. New York, NY.
Marc Chagall stained glass Peace Window in United Nations. New York, NY.Knotted Gun sculpture by Carl Fredrik Reutersward at United Nations. New York, NY.Sculpture at visitors' entrance to United Nations Plaza. New York, NY.Good Defeats Evil sculpture by Zurab Tsereteli on United Nations Plaza. New York, NY.
Marc Chagall stained glass Peace Window (1964) in United Nations. New York, NY.Knotted Gun sculpture by Carl Fredrik Reutersward at United Nations. New York, NY.Sculpture at visitors' entrance to United Nations Plaza. New York, NY.Good Defeats Evil sculpture (1990) by Zurab Tsereteli on United Nations Plaza. New York, NY.
Dag Hammarskjold Plaza. New York, NY.Temple like wire structure in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza. New York, NY.Sculpture groups in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza. New York, NY.Dag Hammarskjold Tower beside One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza. New York, NY.
Dag Hammarskjold Plaza (mall on East 47th St. near UN). New York, NY.Temple like wire structure in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza. New York, NY.Sculpture groups in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza. New York, NY.Dag Hammarskjold Tower (1982) (240 East 47th Street at 2nd Ave.) (43 floors) beside One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza. New York, NY. Architect: Gruzen Partnership.
One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza. New York, NY.Dag Hammarskjold Plaza with One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, Holy Family Church, & Japan Society. New York, NY.Holy Family Church. New York, NY.Holy Family Church, Japan Society & Trump World Tower on Dag Hammarskjold Plaza. New York, NY.
One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza (1972) (885 2nd Avenue at 47th St.) (49 floors). New York, NY. Architect: Emery Roth & Sons + Raymond & Rado.Dag Hammarskjold Plaza with One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, Holy Family Church, & Japan Society. New York, NY.Holy Family Church (1965) (315 East 47th St. on Dag Hammarskjold Plaza). New York, NY. Architect: George J. Sole.Holy Family Church, Japan Society & Trump World Tower on Dag Hammarskjold Plaza. New York, NY.
Trump World Tower. New York, NY.100 United Nations Plaza Tower. New York, NY.One & Two United Nations Plaza. New York, NY.One United Nations Plaza over UN flags. New York, NY.
Trump World Tower (2001) (845 United Nations Plaza) (72 floors). New York, NY. Architect: Costas Kondylis & Partners LLP Architects.100 United Nations Plaza Tower (1986) (52 floors). New York, NY. Architect: Der Scutt Architects + Schuman, Lichtenstein, Claman & Efron.One & Two United Nations Plaza (1975 & 81) (1st Ave. at East 44th St.) (39 floors). New York, NY. Architect: Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo & Assoc..One United Nations Plaza over UN flags. New York, NY.
Church Center. New York, NY.Demonstrators at steps leading down to United Nations Plaza from 43rd St. New York, NY.

Church Center (777 UN Plaza). New York, NY.Demonstrators at steps leading down to United Nations Plaza from 43rd St. New York, NY.


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