Above is the Public Safety Answering Center II, a call center in NYC for emergency responders. This thing is a fortress, having been built to be able to operate for up to 3 days without any outside help.
Also, it sort of looks like a block from a giant alien’s play set, and I kind of dig it. You can read more about it in this article, “An Unneighborly Building That Hums With Lifesaving Capacity. “