Round 2, Historical Structures…

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Pepsi-Cola Sign

The landmarked Pepsi-Cola sign can be spotted past Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park in Hunters Point, Queens. Designed in 1936 by the Artkraft Strauss Sign Corporation, the Pepsi-Cola sign was originally located on top of Pepsi's bottling plant before it was preserved and reinstalled back in Hunters Point, but slightly north of its original location.

New York Architectural Terra-Cotta Company

Designed by Francis H. Kimball in 1892, New York Architectural Terra-Cotta Company was a leading manufacturer of terra cotta from 1886-1932 and the only terra cotta manufacturer in New York City. NYATCC supplied architectural terra cotta to over 2,000 buildings across the United States and Canada, including Carnegie Hall and the Plaza Hotel in New York City. NYATCC was designated a landmark in 1982.

Library of Congress, LC-USZ62-114346

Library of Congress, LC-USZ62-114346

Chrysler Building

Located at 405 Lexington Avenue and 42nd Street, designed by William Van Alen and built in 1930, the Chrysler building was the world's tallest building for eleven months before the Empire State Building

Library of Congress, LC-USZ62-74620

Library of Congress, LC-USZ62-74620

Empire State Building

Located in Manhattan at the intersection of Fifth Anenue and 34th Street, this structure was designed by William F. Lamb. It presided as the world's tallest building for 40 years.

Library of Congress, HABS NY, 31-NEYO, 157--1

Library of Congress, HABS NY, 31-NEYO, 157--1

Beekman Tower

Presently an apartment building, the Beekman Tower once served as a place to house young women entering the workforce. The building was designed by John Mead Howells.