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FILE - This March 26, 2014 photo provided by ABC shows, co-host Barbara Walters on "The View," in New York. (AP Photo/ABC, Lou Rocco, File)

ABC News building in New York named for Walters

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FILE - This June 6, 1977 file photo shows ABC news correspondent Barbara Walters, left, being driven by Cuban leader Fidel Castro on a sightseeing tour in Cuba. (AP Photo/ABC, File)
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FILE - This May 8, 1980 file photo, former President Richard M. Nixon answers question during interview by ABC television personality Barbara Walters in New York. (AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine, File)
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FILE - In this image released by ABC, Barbara Walters poses with Tom Cruise during an interview for her annual special, "Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2008," that aired on Dec. 4, 2008, on ABC. (AP Photo/ABC, Steve Fenn, File)

– The ABC News headquarters in New York has been named in honor of Barbara Walters, who’s retiring after a storied television reporting career that has spanned five decades.

ABC News says the 84-year-old Walters was honored on Monday in a ceremony dedicating The Barbara Walters Building in Manhattan.

Walters announced in 2013 she would be retiring this year from regular TV appearances. She’s scheduled to say goodbye as co-host of “The View” on Friday.

The network says she’ll remain an executive producer with the New York-based series and will make special ABC News appearances as events warrant.

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