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One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza

One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza
General information
TypeOffice/Diplomatic Offices
Architectural styleInternational
Location885 2nd Avenue, New York City, New York
Coordinates40°45′13″N 73°58′12″W / 40.753519°N 73.969971°W / 40.753519; -73.969971
OwnerRuben Companies
Roof628 ft (191 m)
Technical details
Floor count49
Floor area69,675 m2 (749,980 sq ft)
Design and construction
Architecture firmEmery Roth & Sons
Raymond & Rado
DeveloperRuben Companies

One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza is a high-rise office building located at 885 Second Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.[2] It is a 628 ft (191 m) tall skyscraper. It was designed by Emery Roth and developed by Lawrence Ruben.[3] It was completed in 1972 and has 49 floors. It has 69,675 m² of floor area and is the 102nd tallest building in New York. Its main usage is office space. Canada, France, Italy, the United Kingdom, Spain, Chile, Sweden, Belgium, Ireland, Austria, Turkey, and Denmark all have their permanent missions to the United Nations located in this building. It is owned by the Ruben Companies whose chief executive is Richard Ruben.


In fiction

  • In Stephen King's Dark Tower series, 2 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza was built on the site of the Rose, our world's version of the Dark Tower, in order to protect it.

See also


  1. ^ "One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza". Emporis. Retrieved December 14, 2018.
  2. ^ "1 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza - The Skyscraper Center". Retrieved June 12, 2017.
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  4. ^ afg&contact

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