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Office Buildings and Centers (named And/or Famous) in New York

Updated Oct 05 2014 04:43 PM EST with 40 listings

Manhattan has hundreds of office buildings, as well as office building complexes such as Rockefeller Center. Larger companies and corporations often associate their New York headquarters with specific buildings and complexes. Ex. The American Express Tower in the World Financial Center.

Office Buildings and Centers (named And/or Famous) in New York

590 Madison (former IBM Building)

590 Madison Ave., Midtown NY 10022 betw 56th & 57th St,
Website: thecityreview.com

American Radiator Building

40 W. 40th St., Fashion District NY

Associated Press (AP) Building

Located in Rockefeller Center, click here for a picture of the building & here for a map of the Rockefeller Center area.
50 Rockefeller Plaza, Rockefeller Center NY 10020

AT&T Headquarters

32 Sixth Ave., Midtown South NY

Bankers Trust Building

14 Wall St., Financial District NY

Barclay Vesey Building

140 West St.,

Bowery Savings Banks

130 Bowery, Little Italy NY at Grand,

British Building

Formerly the British Empire Building. Part of the Rockefeller Center Complex. Click here for a Map of Rockefeller Center.

CBS Building

Framed in concrete & covered with dark granite, this 38-story midtown high-rise is sometimes known as the Black Rock.
1 W. 52nd St., Midtown NY 10019

Chanin Building

The Chanin Building is an Art Deco winner. Most notable are its stylized ornamentation & intricate detail, ranging from the terra-cotta bas-relief & bronze frieze on the lower facade to the bronze grills and "jeweled" clocks in the lobby.
122 E. 42nd St., Murray Hill NY 10168

Chrysler Building

This is one of the most loved members of the city's skyline. Its Art Deco architecture was carefully crafted, even down to the door knobs themselves. Click here to see a picture.
405 Lexington Ave., Midtown NY 10017 At 42nd St., Tel 212-682-3070
Website: greatbuildings.com

Citicorp Center

"King Arthur would have seen this thrusting Excalibur as the hearth of a great city, incandescent in its shininess, awesome, powerful in its cut. An engineering marvel of stilts, tuned-mass dampers and diagonal trusses with a kitchen sink thrown in with a sunken plaza, a nestled church, double-deck elevators and an atrium, this mighty tower is the city's lonely but rich, high-tech orphan." From The City Review.
601 Lexington Ave., Midtown NY 10022 From 53rd to 54th St, Tel 212-559-6758
Website: thecityreview.com

Daily News Building

The relief above the entrance depicts light dawning on the urban populace; check out the lobby, which houses a huge, revolving globe and a floor that resembles a gigantic compass.
220 E. 42nd St., Kips Bay NY 10017

Empire State Building

At 102 stories tall, the Empire State Building commands an inspiring view of Manhattan. Each year, over 3.5 million people come here for the view from the 86th-floor observatory, where they can take in the sights of the city from a glass-enclosed pavilion or the encircling open-air promenade. Click here to see a picture.
350 Fifth Ave., Midtown South NY 10118 At 34th St., Tel 212-736-3100
Fax: 212-967-6167; E-mail: info@esbnyc.com
Website: esbnyc.com

Equitable Building

The 40-story Equitable Building swallowed up so much airspace from such a small plot of land (less than one acre) that it inspired the nation's first zoning laws in 1916.
120 Broadway, Financial District NY 10005

Exxon Building

At 54 stories, it is the second tallest skyscraper in Rockefeller Center. Click here for a picture.
1251 Sixth Ave., Rockefeller Center NY 10020 betw W.49th & W.50th St,

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Walk inside this beautiful Italian Renaissance style building and learn about the history and art of money. Visitors can see the Gold vault with its billions of dollars' worth of gold, or check out the American Numismatic Society's priceless exhibitions on gold and coins and medals currently located inside the Fed.
33 Liberty St., Financial District NY 10045 Tel 212-720-5000
Tel: 212-720-6130; Tel: 212-720-7839
E-mail: general.info@ny.frb.org; Website: newyorkfed.org

Flatiron Building

175 Fifth Ave., Flatiron District NY 10010 At 23rd St & Broadway, Tel 212-477-0947

General Motors Building

767 Fifth Ave., Midtown NY 10153 betw 58th & 59th St,

Grace Building

Across from Bryant Park, this swooping glass behemoth has a curved facade that makes the bottom of the building look like a ski jump. Described as "flashy" and "flamboyant" by architecture critics, but it does catch your eye.
41 W. 42nd St., Midtown NY 10036

Haughwout Building

With each window framed by Corinthian columns & rounded arches, this five-story, Palladio-inspired building is considered one of the best examples of cast-iron architecture in the world. It was equipped with the world's first elevator.
490 Broadway, Soho NY 10012

Hearst Magazine Building

951 Eighth Ave., Hell's Kitchen NY 10019 Near W.56th St.,

Helmsley Building

Formerly the New York Central Building & the New York General Building, this 34 story office building complete with it's golden top & familiar Greek deity flanked clock is a nice contrast with its next door neighbor, the Met Life Building. Click here for a picture.
230 Park Ave., Midtown NY
Website: thecityreview.com

Lipstick Building

Built in 1986 by Philip Johnson & John Burgee. The exterior is made of red granite & bands of brushed stainless steel.
885 Third Ave., Sutton Place NY 10022

Master Building

Art Deco high-rise.
310 Riverside Dr., Upper West Side NY 10025

McGraw-Hill Building

A delightful combination of Modern & International Styles, this high rise features Art Deco details on the exterior & Carrera glass in the lobby. Click here for a picture.
1221 Rockefeller Plaza, Rockefeller Center NY

New York Stock Exchange

This building officially housed the NYSE in 1865 and is the world's largest equities market place housed in a majestic Beaux Arts building. View the trading floor on the third floor and learn all about the history and rules of financial stock trading and exchange. Public entrance on Broad St. Click here to see a picture.
11 Wall St., Financial District NY 10005 Tel 212-656-3000
Website: nyse.com

Olympic Tower

With shops, offices, and apartments, the multipurpose Olympic Tower also has a nicely landscaped public arcade, complete with waterfall, and is conveniently located across from St. Patrick's Cathedral.
645 Fifth Ave., Midtown NY 10022

Pan Am Building

200 Park Ave., Midtown NY 10017 From 43rd to 45th St,

Paramount Building

Located in Times Square, and the tallest here at the time of its completion. Be careful when you look for the New Year's Eve ball that you don't mistake the globe atop this building for it.
1501 Broadway, Theater District NY 10036

Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Center is famous as much for its 1930s-era Art Deco grandeur as for the well known institutions it houses. The 20-building complex includes the Radio City Music Hall; the Channel Gardens; and the handsome GE Building, home of the NBC's the Today Show. Several highlights during the winter season include the Rockefeller Center's outdoor skating rink and New York's official Christmas tree. Click here for an Area Map. Click here for Location.
Bounded by 47th & 51st St, Tel 212-332-6868
Tours: 212-664-3700; Website: rockefellercenter.com

Seagram Building

375 Park Ave., Midtown NY 10152 At E.53rd St., Tel 212-572-7000

Simon & Schuster Building

Formerly the U.S. Rubber Company Building. Located in Rockfeller Center, click here for a Map of Rockefeller Center.
1230 Sixth Ave., Rockefeller Center NY 10020

Singer Building

561 Broadway, Soho NY 10012

Swiss Center

Formerly the Goelet Building. A mere 11 stories, "this small office building is a fine and striking Art Deco masterpiece with a lovely lobby." Quoted from The City Review.
608 Fifth Ave., Rockefeller Center NY 10020 At 49th St.,
Website: thecityreview.com

The City Review

Online magazine covering NYC-centric issues.
Website: thecityreview.com

Time-Life Building

This is the NEW Time-Life Building. Click here for a picture of the building & here for a picture of Cubed Curve, the sculpture right outside the building. The former Time-Life Building has been renamed 1 Rockefeller Center.
1271 Sixth Ave., Rockefeller Center NY 10020 betw W.50th & W.51st St,

Trump Tower

Click here for a picture!
725 Fifth Ave., Midtown NY 10022 Tel 212-832-2000

Warner Communications Building

Formerly the Esso Building. Click here for a picture. This building is located in Rockefeller Center, click here for a map of the area.
75 Rockefeller Plaza, Rockefeller Center NY 10019

Woolworth Building

233 Broadway, Financial District NY 10007 betw Park Pl. & Barclay St,