Springs Mills Building

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

104 West 40th Street

ARCHITECT: Harrison & Abramovitz

DATE: 1961-63

Manhattan Midtown West

The Springs Mills Building is a 21-story office tower located in midtown Manhattan on a mid-block site, close to Bryant Park and just south of Times Square. Constructed in 1961-63 for a leading American textile manufacturer, it rises from an irregular L-shaped lot that connects West 39th and 40th Streets. The dark grey and silver mullions used on both buildings were deliberately arranged to enhance the tower’s verticality.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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