Bank of the Manhattan Company building, Long Island City Clocktower

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

29-27 Queens Plaza North

ARCHITECT: Morrell Smith

DATE: 1927

STYLE: Neo-Gothic

Long Island City Neo-Gothic Queens

This tower was built in 1927 by the Manhattan Company, a holding company that in 1955 merged with the Chase National Bank to create the Chase Manhattan Bank. It was the first tall building in Queens and it possesses well-preserved neo-Gothic style elevations. The most prominent feature of the building is its big clock tower on top of the tower.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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