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Socony-Mobil Building, 1976.

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  • Socony-Mobil Building, 1976.


Socony-Mobil Building, 1976.


1 photographic reproduction ; 11.6 x 7.8 cm.



Street Address:

150 East 42nd Street


Simpson, Dick.

Other Creator:


42nd Street and Lexington Avenue. This site was previously home to the Murray Hill Theatre.

Description continued:

Socony-Mobil Building. Built: 1954-1956. Architects: Harrison & Abramovitz. The Goelet Estate provides a long-term lease for the land on which stands a 3 story base topped by a 42 story office tower. The base is sheathed in dark blue opaque glass. The tower is covered in embossed stainless steel panels.

Landmark Name:

Socony-Mobil Building.

Previously known as:

Mobil Building.


  • Murray Hill Neighborhood (New York, N.Y.)
  • Socony-Mobil Building (New York, N.Y.)
  • Street life.

Rights Management:

The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Mina Rees Library, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, except for "fair use" as defined by copyright law.

Rights Management 2:

Image courtesy of the Murray Hill Neighborhood Association.

Contributing Institution:

City University of New York. Graduate School and University Center.


Mina Rees Library; City University of New York. Graduate School and University Center.


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