|Address:||9 West 57th Street||Class:||A|
|Cross Streets:||57th & 58th Streets||Size:||1,543,665 SF|
|Year built:||1974||Architect:||Gordon Bunschaft of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill|
The Solow Building at 9 West 57th Street in Midtown Manhattan is a distinguishable structure on the New York City skyline. The innovative design envisioned by Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill makes the 1974-built office tower stand out near the edge of Central Park, even with taller and sleeker structures like 432 Park Avenue close by. Over the years, Sheldon Solow’s office tower has managed to attract various hedge funds and financial services companies looking for quality office space in a strategic location.
1.5 Million Square Feet of Class A Office Space Available
The Solow Building, owned by the Solow Building Co., features more than 1.5 million square feet of Class A Midtown Manhattan office space across 50 stories. Those looking to rent office space in the building will have access to amenities like above-standard ceiling height, unobstructed views of northern Manhattan, Central Park and the Plaza Hotel, as well as underground parking. The lower levels of the building also house a restaurant and a two-floor trading area.
Employees working in the Solow Building will also have access to various top-notch dining and shopping destinations in the area, including the Bergdorf Goodman department store, located nearby. JLL is the leasing manager for the Plaza District office building.
Getting to and from the Solow Building
Located right in the heart of the Plaza District, the Solow Building offers easy access to various public transportation options, including the F, N, R, Q, 4, 5, and 6 subway lines. Numerous shopping, dining, leisure and entertainment options are located within walking distance, including the iconic Plaza Hotel and Central Park.
Who is renting office space at the Solow Building?
Various major companies have leased up office space within the Solow Building, drawn by the excellent amenities and the prestigious location so close to Billionaires’ Row. The building is home to many law firms and financial companies, including Highland Capital Management, Apollo Global Management, Veritas Capital, Sycamore Partners, Spruceview Capital Partners, and the Qatar Investment Authority Advisory. Iconic fashion house Chanel also operates office space in the Solow Building.
How much is the lease price for an office at the Solow Building?
Office rents at the Solow Building are not for the faint of heart, as the tower commands some of the highest prices in Midtown Manhattan. The building’s prestige and high-profile tenant roster, not to mention the excellent location, push asking rents in the building to over $100 per square foot. That’s well above the overall asking rate in Midtown Manhattan of $87 per square foot.