The Continental Center is an office skyscraper, located on New York City, New York. Built in 1983, in the construction of Swanke Hayden Connell Architects, the building is 41 stories tall and reaches the maximum height of 169 meters. It was originally designed for an insurance company, the building is occupied by major financial and legal firms. The octagonal floor of the building and the glass facade contrast with the neighboring high-rise skyscrapers, such as 120 Wall Street and One Chase Manhattan Plaza. In addition to offices, the building includes a cafeteria, an auditorium and classrooms for use by the occupants.