Bankers Trust Building/14 Wall Street Building

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

14 Wall Street

ARCHITECT: Trowbridge & Livingstone

DATE: 1910-12

STYLE: Classical Revival

Classical Revival Financial District Manhattan

The 14 Wall Street Building, with its distinctive pyramidal roof, is one of the great towers that define the lower Manhattan skyline. This 539-foot-high tower, utilizing the latest in building technology, including one of the first cofferdam foundation systems in the city, was the tallest bank building in the world when it was completed. The building’s design was inspired by the campanile of San Marco in Venice and features an austere Classical Revival decorative scheme incorporating specific Greek architectural motifs, notably the stepped pyramid top.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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