Seagram is the skyscraper (38 stories ) located at 375 Park Avenue, between 52nd Street and 53rd (Find on the map!).Hard to believe but this sleek and modern building is more than 50 years old. It was built in 1958 as the headquarters for the Canadian Seagram Company that was the largest distiller of alcoholic beverages in the world at this time.
The company enjoyed a quick growth in 1920s due to Prohibition in the United States. By 1985 the company was the largest single shareholder of DuPont. in 1995 the owner of the company got into the film and electronic media business but run it poorly. In 2002 Coca-Cola Company acquired the line of Seagram's soft drinks. Seagram Museum located in the old building of the Seagram distillery in Waterloo, was forced to close due to lack of funds.