285 West Broadway, also known as The Rawitser Building, Office Space in Tribeca, Manhattan

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Total Floors: 6

Available: 1,400-2,500 SF

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Address: 285 West Broadway Class: B
Cross Streets: Canal Street & West Broadway Size: 50,000 SF
Year built: 1915 Architect: Brunner & Tryon

The unique Beaux-Arts property at 285 West Broadway was originally completed in 1915, boasting a design by Brunner & Tryon. It was converted from industrial to office space in the late 1980s.

Also known as the Rawitser Building, the Midtown South mid-rise was once home to tenants like International Arithmachine Co., the Roberts Arts Gallery, the Canal Room music venue, the Smoke Stacks Lightnin’ bar, and the Tsubaki House jazz cabaret. Nowadays, the property houses creative office tenants and the Canal Street Oysters restaurant.

50 KSF of Class B Tribeca Office Space

The Rawitser Building at 285 West Broadway offers roughly 50,000 square feet of Class B Tribeca office space across its six stories. Owned by Monaghan Properties and managed by Salon Realty, the building provides 9,200-square-foot floor plates, abundant natural light, and an excellent location at the corner of Canal Street and West Broadway.

Getting to and from 285 West Broadway

285 West Broadway is conveniently located at the corner of West Broadway and Canal Street, offering easy access to many shopping and dining destinations in the bustling Tribeca. Additionally, the Canal Street subway station is right across the street, connecting tenants at 285 West Broadway to the A, C, E, and F lines. Another Canal Street station is just a short walk away, providing access to the N, Q, R, and W lines.

Who is renting office space at 285 West Broadway?

In its early days, 285 West Broadway housed various high-profile tenants in the manufacturing industry. After its conversion to creative office space, the Rawitser Building welcomed office-using tenants in sectors like media, PR and advertising, architecture, and design. The property is home to Stuntman Public Relations, Imagemme, Sputnik, and the Canal Street Oysters restaurant on the ground floor.

How much is the rent price for office space at 285 West Broadway?

Office asking rents at 285 West Broadway are significantly more affordable than rents found in Midtown Manhattan, which can go as high as $90 or $100 per square foot. Class B office space is considerably more accessible than Class A space while still offering all the modern amenities that office tenants look for nowadays.

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Building Location & Nearby Public Transportation

Nearby Transportation


Canal Street (16ACEJMNQRZ) - 6 minutes Walk
Franklin Street (1) - 6 minutes Walk
Spring Street (6CE) - 7 minutes Walk


Broadway/Walker Street - 5 minutes Walk
Broadway/White Street - 6 minutes Walk
Broadway/Franklin Street - 7 minutes Walk
Broadway/Grand Street - 5 minutes Walk
Broadway/Broome Street - 7 minutes Walk

Important Information

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