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Reviewed August 18, 2019 via mobile

The MetLife Building is one of the iconic pieces of real estate in Manhattan. Its fame derives largely from its location - on top of Grand Central Station.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MarkWBoca
Reviewed March 21, 2019 via mobile

From a retired MetLife employee, this is not The MetLife Building. It was the Pan Am building which the Met bought years ago and put their name on. The real MetLife buildings are located on 23rd to 25th street between Madison and Park Avenues. These...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

This 59-story skyscraper stands out like a sore thumb in Midtown Manhattan, towering above nearby buildings. It looks like a sentry behind the beautiful Helmsley Building, tiny in comparison at 34 stories. MetLife is not especially attractive. It features International-style architecture -- plain, massive and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

Excellent location next to grand central. Provides beautiful view. Had an opportunity to visit top floors where lot of Metlife history also resides. Lots of good eateries - my favourite being Godiva.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank shishir_ag1
Reviewed June 15, 2018

right near Grand Central Station on 42nd St. This building, although very modern compared to the normal architectural gems in NYC, is very photogenic. It was originally built as the PAN-AM Tower

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank allanriley9
Reviewed June 7, 2018

Well if you are driving on Park Avenue then this is one of the buildings you will see. It stands tall and is quite iconic in NYC.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed December 28, 2017

Though it looks nothing like the more historical gems over which it looms, it's still a gorgeous skyscraper near 42nd St and Park Ave. It was fascinating to see in person and imagine the helicopter rides that used to happen from its roof when it...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ididntwantausername
Reviewed November 30, 2017

An important building, formerly the Pan Am building. Now housing tons of firms as an office building, including many law firms. It is an interesting and pleasant place to spend some hours doing business. Good views to the North towards Central Park, up Park Avenue....More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank EagleEyeBoston
Reviewed November 15, 2017

I walk true this structure daily -it is massive and impressive -the number of foot traffic is impressive .

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank badbaruch57
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

This building was originally built in 1963 as the Pan Am Building and was later bought by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. It has an impressive architecture and currently houses the headquarters of many big corporations.

Date of experience: July 2017
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