The uniquely shaped Lipstick Building at 885 Third Avenue, offering Class A office space in NYC.

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Total Floors: 34

Available: 2,766-19,319 SF

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Address: 885 Third Avenue Class: A
Cross Streets: 53rd & 54th Streets Size: 636,192 SF
Year built: 1986 Architect: John Burgee Architects with Philip Johnson

885 Third Avenue is a Midtown Manhattan icon. It’s affectionately known as the Lipstick Building because of its unique telescoping design reminiscent of a lipstick tube and well-known for its rich history and premier location. However, why should that matter to you? We’ll break it down with all the ins and outs surrounding 885 Third Avenue office space

Discover the Lipstick Building’s Architectural Elegance

Step into a world where design and functionality blend seamlessly. Conceived by the visionary minds of Philip Johnson and John Burgee Architects in 1986, the Lipstick Building’s innovative structure was a creative solution to zoning restrictions, offering a captivating visual spectacle. Its 34 stories of gleaming red granite redefine the New York City skyline, promising a workspace that’s anything but ordinary.

Premier Class A Office Space

When you lease office space at 885 Third Avenue, expect nothing less than the finest. With 636,192 square feet of Class A Plaza District office space, the building caters to firms seeking prestige and excellence. Whether you’re a burgeoning startup or an established enterprise, 885 Third Avenue office space fosters creativity, collaboration, and growth. The building’s history of high-profile tenants and its status in the financial and legal sectors speak for itself.

Amenities That Elevate Your Workday

Beyond the walls of your 885 Third Avenue office space, discover amenities designed with your needs in mind.

  • Gourmet Dining at Your Doorstep: Indulge in culinary delights with on-site restaurants Crimson & Rye and Wolfgang’s Steakhouse. Here, every meal is an experience.
  • State-of-the-Art Elevators and Restrooms: Experience the comfort and efficiency of newly upgraded elevators and restrooms designed with sophistication.
  • On-Site Management: A dedicated property management team is always available to meet your needs and offer peace of mind.
  • Energy Star Certification: Work in an environment known for its sustainability efforts.
  • Thoughtful Curation of Every Detail: From the ambiance to the facilities, every aspect of your surroundings offers a seamless and enriching workday experience.

Easily Accessible

Located between East 53rd and 54th Streets, the Lipstick Building offers unparalleled access to the city. Commuting is a breeze, with the E, M, and 6 subway lines just a stone’s throw away. The building’s strategic location facilitates easy travel and places you in the midst of Manhattan’s pulsating energy. Hence, inspiration is always nearby.

A Community of Visionaries

Join a distinguished roster of tenants at 885 Third Avenue. Tthe building is full of professionals who lead and innovate, from financial mavens to legal luminaries. Tenants like Herald Square Properties, Stone Hill Capital Management, Latham & Watkins, and Toll Brothers, only scratch the surface. Here, networking happens effortlessly, opening doors to new opportunities and collaborations.

Available Space

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Building Location & Nearby Public Transportation

Nearby Transportation


53rd Street–Lexington Avenue - 5 minutes Walk
Lexington Avenue–59th Street - 8 minutes Walk
51st Street (6) - 6 minutes Walk
59th Street (456) - 8 minutes Walk


East 50th Street/2nd Avenue - 7 minutes Walk
East 50th Street/3rd Avenue - 7 minutes Walk
East 50th Street/Lexington Avenue - 8 minutes Walk
East 49th Street/3rd Avenue - 8 minutes Walk
East 49th Street/2nd Avenue - 8 minutes Walk
East 60th Street/2nd Avenue - 8 minutes Walk
1st Avenue & East 57th Street - 7 minutes Walk
2nd Avenue & East 57th Street - 3 minutes Walk
2nd Avenue & East 50th Street - 7 minutes Walk
2nd Avenue & East 54th Street - 2 minutes Walk
2nd Avenue & East 61st Street - 8 minutes Walk
East 57th Street & 3rd Avenue - 4 minutes Walk
East 57th Street & Lexington Avenue - 5 minutes Walk
3rd Avenue & East 55th Street - 2 minutes Walk

Important Information

Listings are presented for illustrative purposes only; they may no longer be available and are provided merely as an exemplary representation of the types of spaces in a given neighborhood for a given price.