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1975

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1997

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Poster, Citicorp Center 2

This is a Poster. It was designed by Dan Friedman and from the office of Anspach Grossman Portugal. It is dated 1975 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is offset lithograph on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Ken Friedman. It is credited Gift of Ken Friedman.

Its dimensions are

121.8 x 81.6 cm (47 15/16 x 32 1/8 in. )

It is inscribed

Imprinted in white lower left corner: The skyscrapers of Manhattan are what / give New York its unique character. It's a / rare visitor who is not thrilled by the / breathtaking sight of New YOrk City's sky- / line. And as each building has gone up, it / has a profound effect on its environ- / ment. So it is with Citicorp Center, the / single most important project now under / construction in the city, which will revital- /ize the area surrounding it by creating a / dynamic new business and cultural center / on the east side of midtown Manhattan. / Architect Hugh Stubbins' unique design / of the main tower building makes / possible the mixing of Citicorp Center's diverse parts: three buildings, including / St. Peter's Church, and two pedestrian / areas. The main tower will be the third / tallest building in midtown, fifth tallest in New York City, and, upon completion, will / become a landmark like the Chrysler and / Empire State buildings south of it.

Cite this object as

Poster, Citicorp Center 2; Designed by Dan Friedman (American, 1945–1995); offset lithograph on white wove paper; 121.8 x 81.6 cm (47 15/16 x 32 1/8 in. ); Gift of Ken Friedman; 1997-19-152

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