‘High-Rise Hell’: N.Y.C. Skyscraper’s Elevator Breakdowns Strand Tenants

When it was built in 1931, the City Bank-Farmers Trust Company Building towered over the financial district as one of the tallest buildings in New York City. It was, in fact, the tallest with a stone-clad facade, which featured 14 Assyrian-style busts, called “giants of finance,” watching over the …

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