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    Seagram Building, Four Seasons Bar
    Architects: Mies van der Rohe + Philip Johnson
    Location: 375 Park Avenue, New York City, New York, USA
    Commissioners: Seagram Liquor Company
    Structural Engineering: Severud Associates
    Project Area: 150,918 square feet
    Project Year: 1954-1958

    Type of Construction: Structural steel and concrete
    Framing: Structural steel with masonry and concrete encasement
    Floors: Concrete poured over metal deck. Each floor is bridged by structural steel floor beams. The stairwells, bathrooms, equipment rooms and elevator shafts are central core.
    Curtain Wall: The building’s exterior curtain wall consists of Bronze mullions and spandrels made of materials including Muntz metal (a bronze-like alloy), glass windows and green serpentine marble.
    A louvered screen approximately three stories tall is located above the 38th floor of the building. Rooftop mechanical equipment is located behind the screen.
    Windows: Tinted dark bronze 3/8" reflective glass

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