BNY Mellon Center is a 55-story, 220.98 m , skyscraper located at 500 Grant Street in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Announced on March 27, 1980, the tower was completed in June 1984. It is the second-tallest building in the city and was initially planned to be the world headquarters of the Dravo Corporation by its majority owner at the time and current neighbor U.S. Steel. From its inception until 2007, the building housed the global headquarters of the Mellon Financial Corporation, until the company merged with Bank of New York. The resulting corporation, The Bank of New York Mellon, uses the building as one of its major offices. The building was named One Mellon Center until 2008, when it was renamed as part of a branding initiative by The Bank of New York Mellon.
Prominent features of the building include its eight-sided design, mansard roof and rooftop heliport. BNY Mellon Center is the 195th-tallest skyscraper in the world . It is the building with the highest taxable property value in Allegheny County, surpassing the larger U.S. Steel Tower. On clear days, it is possible to spot the building from as far as 50 miles away, usually from the top of Chestnut Ridge.
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