601 Lexington Avenue, The Citigroup Center Office Space

601 Lexington Avenue, The Citigroup Center Office Space
Built in 1977
1,400,000 SF
Design by Hugh Stubbins & Associates, Emery Roth & Sons
Address: 601 Lexington Avenue Class: A
Cross Streets: 53rd & 54th Streets Size: 1,400,000 SF
Year built: 1977 Architect: Hugh Stubbins & Associates, Emery Roth & Sons

The office tower rising at 601 Lexington Avenue in Midtown Manhattan is one of the most recognizable staples on the New York City skyline. Its 45-degree angled rooftop and innovative stilt-style base are the result of a design by Hugh Stubbins & Associates, Emery Roth & Sons, and structural engineer William LeMessurier. It was built in 1977 to house the Citibank headquarters, and today it is owned by Boston Properties. Various high-profile office tenants call the building home, drawn by the excellent location, flexible floor plates and state-of-the-art amenities. 

1.4 MSF of Class A Midtown Manhattan Office Space

The iconic tower at 601 Lexington Avenue offers 1.4 million square feet of Class A Plaza District office space across 59 stories, as well as 50,000 square feet of retail space. Those working in the building have direct access to the Atrium Shops and Cafes, housing first-class shopping and dining and also a health club. A few years back, Gensler was tapped to create the distinctive 200,000-square-foot public plaza and atrium space to serve as an urban oasis in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. 

Getting to and from 601 Lexington Avenue

601 Lexington Avenue benefits from an excellent location in the coveted and prestigious Plaza District of Midtown Manhattan. Tenants have access to a plethora of on-site and nearby restaurants and retailers, as well as multiple public transportation options. The building is conveniently located atop a major subway station, offering direct access to the E, M and 6 trains without even exiting the property.

Who is renting office space at 601 Lexington Avenue?

The office tower still referred to by many as the Citigroup Center houses various big-ticket tenants, including Citibank, The Blackstone Group, Kirkland & Ellis, Boston Properties, Linley Capital, Fish & Richardson, BTG Pactual, Fahrenheit Capital, NYC Office Suites, and 24 Hour Fitness. 

How much is the rent price for office space at 601 Lexington Avenue?

Office asking rents are roughly on par with the Midtown Manhattan average, which reached a post-recession peak of $88 per square foot in 2019. The Plaza District in particular is a highly coveted business cluster of New York City, home to numerous financial corporations, banks, law firms, as well as tech companies and luxury retailers. 

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