NU Online News Service, Dec. 10, 2003, 4:32 p.m. EST – New York Life Insurance Company, New York, is celebrating the 75th birthday anniversary of its home office building at 51 Madison Ave. in Manhattan.[@@]
Noteworthy features of the 40-story Gothic tower include 72 gargoyles and a tall, golden pinnacle.
The architect was Cass Gilbert. Gilbert also designed the U.S. Supreme Court building and New York’s Woolworth Building.