1290 Avenue of the Americas Office Space

1290 Avenue of the Americas Office Space
Built in 1963
2,108,000 SF
Design by Emery Roth & Sons, Harrison & Abramovitz
Address: 1290 Avenue of the Americas Class: A
Cross Streets: 51st & 52nd Streets Size: 2,108,000 SF
Year built: 1963 Architect: Emery Roth & Sons, Harrison & Abramovitz

The office tower rising at 1290 Avenue of the Americas in Midtown Manhattan was completed in 1963, with a design by Emery Roth & Sons and Harrison & Abramovitz. Previously known as the AXA Financial Center and the Sperry-Rand Building, 1290 Avenue of the Americas is located adjacent to Rockefeller Center and the iconic Radio City Music Hall. It occupies the entire block between 51st and 52nd streets, along the eastern side of Sixth Avenue. Nowadays, the tower is home to various high-profile office tenants in industries like financial services, law, and media. 

2.1 MSF of Class A Rockefeller Center Office Space

The tower at 1290 Avenue of the Americas offers 2,108,000 square feet of Class A, LEED Silver-certified Rockefeller Center office space. The 43-story building is owned and managed by Vornado Realty Trust, and was completely renovated in 2013. Amenities include a loading dock with two truck lifts, three emergency generators on the premises, on-site security, FedEx drop-off, and 24/7 tenant access. Vornado completed a total lobby and triple-height, glass curtain wall entrance redevelopment. The ground-floor retail space is occupied by banks, food vendors and clothing stores.

Getting to and from 1290 Avenue of the Americas

The office building at 1290 Avenue of the Americas benefits from an excellent location in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, in proximity to various shops, restaurants and public transportation. Those working within the building have direct access to the shopping arcade beneath Rockefeller Center, as well as to several subway lines, including the B, D, E, F, M, 1 and 2 trains. 

Who is renting office space at 1290 Avenue of the Americas?

1290 Avenue of the Americas is home to various big-ticket office and retail tenants, which are drawn to the building’s amenity package and excellent location near Rockefeller Center. Notable tenants operating in the building include Santander Bank, Rolling Stone Magazine, Columbia University, Discogs, AXA, Morgan Stanley, and Cushman & Wakefield. Retail tenants include Duane Reade, Dos Toros, Barilla, Starbucks, TD Bank and JPMorgan Chase. 

How much is the rent price for office space at 1290 Avenue of the Americas?

Office asking rents at 1290 Avenue of the Americas tend to be on a par with the average commanded in Midtown Manhattan, an average that hovers around $89 per square foot. The building’s convenient position close to shopping, dining and public transportation makes it a highly desirable business address for companies in industries like media or financial services. 

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