Sunday, December 7, 2014

Citigroup Center

detail of the former Citigroup Center with the Lipstick Building in background, New York
A detail of the former Citigroup Center, now 601 Lexington Avenue
With the Lipstick Building in background
East 54th Street at Third Avenue
New York, September 2008

“Citigroup Inc., the global bank that got a $45 billion government bailout, faces another indignity: Its name will be stripped from the Citigroup Center in Manhattan after 30 years. Building owner Boston Properties Inc. will rename the tower 601 Lexington Ave. next year after completing lobby and plaza renovations, said Arista Joyner, a spokeswoman for the real estate company. The move ‘doesn’t have anything to do with Citi’s current difficulties,’ she said.”

1 comment:

Lowell said...

I've never seen this in person. It's a wonderful shot...well-composed and full of interest and great colors!