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Pan Am Lease Signed

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One of the largest leases ever signed to that date was the $115,000,000 lease to build a skyscraper above Grand Central Terminal for was was to become the largest commercial space in the world.  The building was crowned with a large Pan Am Sign; the visual impact caused the New York City Zoning Law to be changed to keep permanent signs off of buildings.  On top of the building was a heliport which whisked first class passengers off of the roof to Idlewild (now JFK) which was about 10 minutes away.  

One of the largest leases ever signed to that date was the $115,000,000 lease to build a skyscraper above Grand Central Terminal for was was to become the largest commercial space in the world.  The building was crowned with a large Pan Am Sign; the visual impact caused the New York City Zoning Law to be changed to keep permanent signs off of buildings.  On top of the building was a heliport which whisked first class passengers off of the roof to Idlewild (now JFK) which was about 10 minutes away.  

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