The Solow Building: 1.5 million square feet of modern office space for lease in Midtown, NYC.
The Solow Building: 1.5 million square feet of modern office space for lease in Midtown, NYC.
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.

Available Spaces

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Listing Location & Nearby Public Transportation

Nearby Transportation


53rd Street–5th Avenue - 8 minutes Walk
5th Avenue–59th Street - 3 minutes Walk
57th Street–7th Avenue - 8 minutes Walk
57th Street - 3 minutes Walk


7th Avenue/West 58th Street - 8 minutes Walk
7th Avenue/West 57th Street - 8 minutes Walk
7th Avenue/West 56th Street - 9 minutes Walk
Central Park South & Avenue of the Americas - 4 minutes Walk
Central Park South & 6th Avenue - 4 minutes Walk
East 60th Street/Park Avenue - 7 minutes Walk
Madison Avenue/East 60th Street - 5 minutes Walk
Madison Avenue/East 59th Street - 5 minutes Walk
East 60th Street/Madison Avenue - 5 minutes Walk
Madison Avenue & East 54th Street - 7 minutes Walk
5th Avenue & West 56th Street - 5 minutes Walk
East 57th Street & Park Avenue - 7 minutes Walk

Important information

This listing is presented for illustrative purposes only, it may no longer be available, and is provided merely as an exemplary representation of the types of spaces in a given neighborhood for a given price