Completed: 2005

Architect: Fox + Fowle (FxFowle)

Floors: 38

597 Units

Leasing Contacts:

57 WEST Leasing Office The Durst Organization 212-789-5757

HELENΛ 57 WEST (601 West 57th Street)

HELENA 57 WEST, at 601 West 57th Street, was the first residential rental tower built in 2005 at The Durst Organization. The 597-unit mixed-use building offers studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, with a variety of amenities. The three levels of amenities feature a fitness center with a suite of cardio, Pilates, yoga, and strength training equipment. The amenities include a demonstration kitchen, game room, resident lounge, co-working space, tot spot playroom and a rooftop terrace and sun deck with spectacular views of the Hudson River and Midtown Manhattan. A private, free shuttle bus provides door-to-door round-trip services for all of the residents on the 57 WEST super block to Columbus Circle and Central Park. Visit the HELENA 57 WEST website


HELENΛ 57 WEST is the first voluntary LEED residential tower in New York City. Earning LEED Gold, HELENΛ 57 WEST is also the first high rise residential building to launch an organics collection program. One of the building’s most innovative environmental features is the water recycling system that reclaims about 43,000 gallons of waste water each day. Other sustainable features include expansive glass walls that maximize natural light, low-E coated double-pane windows to reduce ultraviolet light and minimize the need for heating and cooling, solar panels that provide supplemental energy, ENERGY STAR-rated appliances to reduce energy consumption, and recycled, renewable and locally sourced building materials constructed to reduce the environmental impact.