86 Chambers Street, a Class B office building also known as Tower 270 in Downtown Manhattan.

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Total Floors: 7

Available: 2,283-3,165 SF

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Address: 86 Chambers Street Class: B
Cross Streets: Broadway & Church Street Size: 112,000 SF
Year built: 1907 Architect: E.H. Faile & Company

The office building rising at 86 Chambers Street in Downtown Manhattan was completed in 1907 with a design by E.H. Faile & Company. The building, also known as Tower 270 or the Arthur Levitt State Office Building, replaced the headquarters of Chemical Bank and housed the Manhattan Project from 1942 through 1943. The Manhattan Project developed the atomic bomb during World War II and operated its headquarters on the building’s 18th floor. The property changed hands several times over the years and now consists of modern office, residential, and retail spaces.

112 KSF of Class B City Hall Office Space

Tower 270 at 86 Chambers Street offers Class B City Hall office space on floors 2 through 7, retail space on the first floor, and residential condominiums on floors 8 through 28. The property is owned by Nuveen Real Estate and was completely renovated in 2001. The office space entrance is located at 86 Chambers Street, while the residential entrances are on Broadway and Chambers Street. Amenities for office tenants include 24/7 secure access, abundant natural light, high ceilings, large windows, and easy access to transportation options.

Getting to and from 86 Chambers Street

86 Chambers Street is located just west of New York City Hall and close to all the courthouses and legal institutions in the neighborhood. City Hall Park is right across the street, and various dining and lunch options are nearby. Public transportation is also easily accessible via the City Hall subway station serving the R and W lines.

Who is renting office space at 86 Chambers Street?

Tower 270 at 86 Chambers Street is home to various office clients in legal services, financial services, and governmental services. Notable tenants include Rapid Ratings, Foley & Mansfield, the United States Department of Justice, Burnham Nationwide, Tribeca Hair Studio, and Blue Spoon Coffee.

How much is the rent price for office space at 86 Chambers Street?

Office asking rents at 86 Chambers Street start at around $50 per square foot, but can vary depending on the terms, the size, and the length of the lease. Terms and rent prices can be negotiated with the landlord, Nuveen.

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Building Location & Nearby Public Transportation

Nearby Transportation


Fulton Street (236ACGJMZ) - 7 minutes Walk
Franklin Street (1) - 8 minutes Walk
WTC Cortlandt - 8 minutes Walk
Park Place (23) - 4 minutes Walk
Chambers Street (123ACEJMZ) - 3 minutes Walk
World Trade Center (E) - 6 minutes Walk
Brooklyn Bridge–City Hall - 5 minutes Walk
Cortlandt Street (1NR) - 8 minutes Walk
City Hall (NR) - 2 minutes Walk


Broadway/Vesey Street - 7 minutes Walk
Broadway/Park Place - 4 minutes Walk
Broadway/Barclay Street - 5 minutes Walk
Broadway/Warren Street - 2 minutes Walk
Broadway/Murray Street - 3 minutes Walk
Broadway/Reade Street - 2 minutes Walk
Broadway/Chambers Street - 2 minutes Walk
Broadway & Worth Street - 5 minutes Walk
Broadway & Thomas Street - 4 minutes Walk
Broadway/Thomas Street - 4 minutes Walk
Broadway/Franklin Street - 8 minutes Walk

Important Information

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