Revealed: Aristotle Onassis Meets Skidmore, Owings and Merrill



Earlier today, The Commercial Observer posted images of building artwork  in an effort to sharpen your memory and give you the opportunity to prove your worth as a broker, or, for that matter, an art snob. After the jump, the answers you’ve been awaiting all day.

The building is the Olympic Tower at 645 Fifth Avenue, which, when built in 1975 by a joint venture with the shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis, was Fifth Avenue’s first mixed-use development, with 21 floors of offices, 30 of condominiums and high-end retail on the first floor. The architecture firm Skidmore, Owings and Merrill designed the 51-story building.

lobby art6 Revealed: Aristotle Onassis Meets Skidmore, Owings and Merrill