Street Building, New York
Standing 42-storeys and over five hundred
feet high in the bustling Financial District
of Manhattan is the 17 State Street
building. The unique structure, most notable
for its curved façade, was designed by Emery
Roth and Sons, and was completed in 1988.
The lower floors of the office building
contain the New York Unearthed, which is an
urban archeology museum that features over
two million artifacts and historical pieces
from local excavation sites.
New York Unearthed used to be a
concession to the New York Landmarks
In addition to the museum, 17 State Street
is home to the US offices of Fidessa, which
is a finance company taking up the 21st,
33rd, 35th and 42nd floors; management
consulting firm Opera Solutions, which has
offices in several countries including
London, Paris, New Delhi and Shanghai;
managed services support company IPsoft,
with offices at the 10th, 12th and 14th
floors; and the offices of Georgeson
Shareholders on the 28th storey.
Nearby buildings include the One State
Street Plaza, the One Battery Park, 1 N.Y.
Plaza, the Standard Oil Building, 2 N.Y.
Plaza, 55 Water Street, the William Beaver
House, the City Bank Farmers Trust Company
Building, and the Millennium Point.