1230 Avenue of the Americas, Simon & Schuster Building Office Space

1230 Avenue of the Americas, Simon & Schuster Building Office Space
Built in 1937
770,282 SF
Design by The Associated Architects
Address: 1230 Avenue of the Americas Class: A
Cross Streets: 48th & 49th Streets Size: 770,282 SF
Year built: 1937 Architect: The Associated Architects

The office building rising at 1230 Avenue of the Americas was completed in 1937 as part of Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan. It was designed by The Associated Architects, and originally known as the U.S. Rubber Company Building. In the 1950s, a 19-story addition was built on the site of the RKO Center Theater, a project led by architects Harrison & Abramovitz. Nowadays, the building operates as the headquarters for publisher Simon & Schuster, which is why it’s known as the Simon & Schuster Building. 

770 KSF of Class A Rockefeller Center Office Space

The 21-story Simon & Schuster Building offers 770,282 square feet of Class A Rockefeller Center office space, in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. The office building also offers close to 170,000 square feet of retail space, and was fully renovated back in 1989. The tower offers on-site parking for tenants, and has earned LEED Silver certification for its energy efficient features. 

Getting to and from 1230 Avenue of the Americas

The office building at 1230 Avenue of the Americas is conveniently located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, close to all the dining and retail destinations in the Rockefeller Center area. Those working within the Simon & Schuster Building enjoy direct subway access to the B, D, F, and M trains, as well as a direct connection to the Rockefeller Center shopping concourse. 

Who is renting office space at 1230 Avenue of the Americas?

The building at 1230 Avenue of the Americas was named after Uniroyal in 1967, and again after Simon & Schuster moved in back in 1976. The publisher has been operating its U.S. headquarters here ever since, and is the tower’s anchor tenant. Other companies renting office space at 1230 Avenue of the Americas include First Republic Bank, State Street, Christie’s, and Loft. 

How much is the rent price for office space at 1230 Avenue of the Americas?

Office asking rents at the Simon & Schuster Building tend to be on a par with the average commanded in Midtown Manhattan, an average that hovers around $89 per square foot. Offices in this bustling central business district of NYC tend to come at a premium, and Class A assets such as 1230 Avenue of the Americas tend to boast even higher asking rents, often exceeding $100 per square foot. 

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