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NEW YORK CITY LANDMARK

DESIGNATED 21 October 1997

REFERENCE NO. LP-1971

The CBS
CBS
BUILDING in New York City
New York City
, also known as BLACK ROCK, is the headquarters of CBS Corporation . Located at 51 West 52nd Street at the corner of Sixth Avenue (Avenue of the Americas), the Eero Saarinen designed building opened in 1965. It is 38 stories and 490 feet (150 m) tall with approximately 872,000 square feet (81,000 m2) rentable of space. The interior and furnishings were designed by Saarinen and Florence Knoll .

BACKGROUND

The building was the result of intricate planning between Eero Saarinen and CBS
CBS
's then-president, Frank Stanton . Its concrete structural system was developed by Mario Salvadori . Unlike some major skyscrapers built in that section of midtown Manhattan
Manhattan
during the 1950s and 60s, its pillars are more dominant than its windows. It received its nickname "Black Rock" for its dark granite cladding.

The company moved to its new headquarters from longterm lease space at 485 Madison Avenue at 52nd Street. Prior to the building's completion, CBS
CBS
moved its radio network studios—the CBS
CBS
News network radio studios on the 17th floor of 485 Madison and other studios across the street in the CBS
CBS
Studio Building —to the CBS
CBS
Broadcast Center on 57th Street starting in 1964. The TV news studios, based mostly at the Graybar Building at Grand Central Terminal
Grand Central Terminal
, also moved to the Broadcast Center around that period of time, starting with the CBS
CBS
Evening News studio-newsroom in 1963.

The CBS
CBS
Building was the longtime home of CBS's New York City flagship radio stations, W CBS
CBS
(AM) and WCBS-FM , until 2000, following the merger with Viacom. At that time W CBS
CBS
(AM) joined the network at the Broadcast Center, and WCBS-FM moved to One Astor Plaza. As of December 2011, W CBS
CBS
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* Television in the United States
United States
portal * New York City
New York City
portal * Architecture portal

REFERENCES

* ^ " CBS
CBS
Building". Emporis. Retrieved 9 March 2017. * ^ " CBS
CBS
BUILDING" (PDF). Landmarks Preservation Commission. Retrieved 9 March 2017. * ^ Heller, Steven. "Lou Dorfsman, Design Chief at CBS, Dies at 90", The New York Times
The New York Times
, October 25, 2008. Accessed October 26, 2008. * ^ Anwyl, Richard. "Rebuilding a Legacy: The Gastrotypographicalassemblage", AIGA
AIGA
, March 5, 2008. Accessed October 26, 2008. * ^ "The Midtown Book". The City Review. Retrieved December 2, 2016. * ^ China Grill Management

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CBS Corporation

CORPORATE DIRECTORS

* David R. Andelman * Joseph A. Califano Jr. * William S. Cohen * Charles K. Gifford * Leonard Goldberg * Bruce S. Gordon * Arnold Kopelson * Leslie Moonves
Leslie Moonves
* Doug Morris * Shari Redstone * Sumner Redstone

RADIO STATIONS

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CBS
CBS
Radio

AM RADIO STATIONS

* K CBS
CBS
* KDKA * KFNQ * KHTK * KIKK * KILT * KMOX * KNX * KRAK * KRLD * KXNT * KXST * KYW * KZDG * WAOK * WBBM * WBZ * W CBS
CBS
* WCCO * WFAN * WINS * WJFK * WJZ * WPHT * WQAM * WSCR * WTIC * WWJ * WXYT

FM RADIO STATIONS

* KALV-FM * KAMP-FM * KCBS-FM * KDKA-FM * KEGY * KEZK-FM * KEZN * KFRC-FM * KFRG * KHMX * KILT-FM * KITS
KITS
* KJAQ * KJKK * KKHH * KLLC * KLOL * KLUC-FM
KLUC-FM
* KLUV
KLUV
* KMLE * KMNB * KMPS-FM * KMVK * KMVQ-FM * KMXB * KNCI * KOOL-FM
KOOL-FM
* KRLD-FM * KROQ-FM * KRTH
KRTH
* KSFM * KTWV
KTWV
* KVFG * KVIL * KXFG * KXQQ-FM * KXTE * KYKY * KYMX * KYXY * KZJK * KZOK-FM * KZZO * WBBM-FM * WBMP * WBMX * WBZ-FM
WBZ-FM
* WBZZ * WCBS-FM * WCFS-FM * WDCH-FM * WDOK * WDSY-FM * WDZH * WFAN-FM
WFAN-FM
* WIAD * WIP-FM * WJFK-FM
WJFK-FM
* WJMK * WJZ-FM * WKIS * WKRK-FM * WLIF * WLZL * WNCX * WNEW-FM
WNEW-FM
* WOCL * WODS * WOGL * WOMC
WOMC
* WOMX-FM
WOMX-FM
* WPGC-FM * WPOW * WQAL * WQMP * WRCH * WTDY-FM
WTDY-FM
* WTIC-FM * WUSN * WVEE * WWMX * WXRT * WXTU * WXYT-FM
WXYT-FM
* WYCD * WZGC * WZLX * WZMX

RADIO NETWORKS

* Boston Bruins Radio * CBS
CBS
Radio News * CBS
CBS
Sports Radio * New York Yankees Radio

DIGITAL PROPERTIES

* Eventful * Last.fm
Last.fm
* Play.it

See also Infinity Broadcasting Corporation (former company name)

BROADCAST TV ASSETS

* CBS
CBS
* The CW
The CW
(co-owned with Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.
) * Decades (co-owned with Weigel Broadcasting )

NETWORK FACILITIES

* CBS
CBS
Building * CBS
CBS
Broadcast Center * CBS
CBS
Studio Center * CBS
CBS
Television City * Ed Sullivan Theater
Ed Sullivan Theater

CBS
CBS
TELEVISION STUDIOS

* CBS
CBS
Productions * CBS
CBS
Television Distribution * Big Ticket Entertainment

BROADCAST STATIONS

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CBS
CBS
Television Stations

CBS
CBS
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* K CBS
CBS
* KCNC * KDKA * KOVR
KOVR
* KPIX * KTVT * KYW * WBBM * WBZ * W CBS
CBS
* WCCO * WFOR * WJZ * WWJ

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* KBCW * KMAX * KSTW
KSTW
* WKBD * WPCW * WPSG * WTOG * WUPA
WUPA

OTHER STATIONS

* Ind.

* KCAL * KTXA
KTXA
* WBXI-CD (weather) * WLNY-TV

* MyNetworkTV
MyNetworkTV

* WBFS * WSBK

CABLE CHANNELS

* Showtime Networks * CBS
CBS
Sports Network * Pop (50% with Lionsgate ) * AXS TV (minority stake)

CBS
CBS
STUDIOS INTERNATIONAL

* CBS
CBS
Action * CBS
CBS
Drama * CBS
CBS
Europa * CBS
CBS
Reality * Horror Channel * Eleven * RTL CBS
CBS
Entertainment * RTL CBS
CBS
Extreme

CBS
CBS
INTERACTIVE

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CBS
CBS
Interactive

BRANDS

* BNET * CBSNews.com * CBS
CBS
MoneyWatch

* CBSSports.com

* 247Sports.com * MaxPreps.com

* Chowhound * Clicker.com * CNET
CNET
* Comic Vine * GameSpot
GameSpot
* Giant Bomb * Last.fm
Last.fm
* Metacritic
Metacritic
* mySimon * onGamers * SmartPlanet * TechRepublic * TV.com
TV.com
* UrbanBaby * ZDNet

RELATED WEBSITES

* CBS
CBS
Innertube * Download.com * FindArticles * GameFAQs
GameFAQs
* GameRankings
GameRankings
* Gooey * MovieTome * MP3.com
MP3.com
* VersionTracker * Wallstrip

CHANNELS AND SHOWS

* Buzz Out Loud * CBSN
CBSN
* CNET
CNET
TV * MobLogic

STAFF, CURRENT

* Dan Ackerman * Bridget Carey * Brian Cooley * Jeff Gerstmann * Jim Lanzone * Daniel Terdiman

STAFF, FORMER

* Matthew Barzun * Veronica Belmont
Veronica Belmont
* Esther Dyson * Ina Fried * Richard Hart * James Kim
James Kim
* Declan McCullagh * Tom Merritt * Halsey Minor * Natali Morris * Rafe Needleman * Andrew Nusca * Ryan Seacrest * Molly Wood

CONTRIBUTORS, CURRENT

* Violet Blue * Christopher Dawson * David Gewirtz
David Gewirtz
* Jason Perlow

CONTRIBUTORS, FORMER

* Harry McCracken

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* Atria Publishing Group

* 37 INK

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* CBS
CBS
All Access * CBS
CBS
Consumer Products * CBS
CBS
Records * Westinghouse Electric * CBS
CBS
Home Entertainment * CBS
CBS
Films

* CBS
CBS
News

* CBSN
CBSN

* CBS
CBS
Sports

DEFUNCT PROPERTIES

* CBS
CBS
Cable * CBS
CBS
Paramount Domestic Television * CBS
CBS
Paramount Network Television * Free FM * King World Productions
King World Productions
* Paramount Stations Group * Spelling Television
Spelling Television
* UPN
UPN
* Westinghouse Broadcasting
Westinghouse Broadcasting
* Worldvision Enterprises
Worldvision Enterprises

SEE ALSO

* Viacom (original)
Viacom (original)
* National Amusements * Westinghouse Electric Corporation
Westinghouse Electric Corporation
* Gulf and Western Industries

Coordinates : 40°45′39.98″N 73°58′43.72″W / 40.7611056°N 73.9788111°W / 40.761

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