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Completed: 1984

Architect: Emery Roth & Sons

Floors: 41

Total Square Feet: 790,000

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Rocco Romeo The Durst Organization 212.257.6630
Tom Bow The Durst Organization 212.257.6610
Tanya Grimaldo The Durst Organization 212.257.6515

1155 Avenue of the Americas

Newly refined through a $120 million capital improvement program, 1155 Avenue of the Americas presents signature office opportunities suited to a wide range of tenants, from law firms and private equity funds to visionary tech companies. The striking, granite-clad 41 story tower stands on the western blockfront of Avenue of the Americas between 44th and 45th Streets. Significant architectural enhancements made to the property include a recessed landscaped plaza entrance on West 44th Street; a dramatic, light-filled lobby with security desks clad in distinctive back-lit sea-glass; turnstile security access; destination dispatch elevator controls; newly appointed elevator cabs; and luminous chamfered corners.

Crowned by The APEX – an unrivaled skyline office opportunity wrapped by a 4,000 SF rooftop terrace – the Property offers premier boutique office floors ranging from 16,500 to 30,140 SF. Podium floors offer contiguous area up to 105K SF and a 6,000 SF 7th floor terrace presents front-row Avenue of the Americas views.

Major Tenants:
  • Cornell University
  • Perkins Coie
  • Verizon
  • Genpact
  • South Street Securities
  • Robert W. Baird & Co
  • Knobbe Martens


Sustainable Features

  • - LEED Silver certification under LEED v4 Existing Buildings: Operations + Maintenance; one of the first two buildings in NYC to receive certification under the more stringent LEEDv4 rating system
  • - Pre-packaged LEED v4 Commercial Interiors Certification guidelines for tenant use
  • - The first thermal ice storage plant in New York City; makes and stores ice at night when electricity demand is low, uses ice to supplement cooling during the day
  • - High efficiency ECM fan wall technology, coils and motors provide tenants with floor by floor service
  • - EPA Water Sense-labeled new plumbing fixtures to promote high-performance and water efficiency
  • - Tenant recycling program and organics collection program for composting
  • - Use of green cleaning products, equipment and strategies to promote a healthier work environment
  • - Renewable wind power is purchased to offset 100% of the building's electricity use
  • - Green roofs and exclusive outdoor terraces for tenants to enjoy