855 Avenue of the Americas
Total Investors: 160
Job Creation: 2,009 jobs
• 41-story high-rise tower
• 375 luxury rental apartments
• 184,000 square feet of premium retail and Class A office space
855 Avenue of the Americas is a mixed-use high-rise 41-story, residential-focused building that spans the full western block of 6th Avenue, between 30th and 31st streets. Located where Midtown South meets Chelsea, the site is noted as one of Manhattan’s most desirable addresses. Developed by one of New York’s most prestigious firms, 855 Avenue of the Americas will offer 375 luxury rental apartments, 127,000 square feet of Class A office space and 57,000 square feet of premium retail space.
The urban scene of Manhattan demands complementary design from its residences. It also commands a combination of luxury and comfort to rival the cacophony below. 855 Avenue of the Americas meets these requirements, rising from the city sidewalks to offer an elegant and airy design. A private 6th floor garden and 41st floor outdoor terrace are just the peripherals of the wealth of amenities found within 855 Avenue of the Americas.
The inspired design of the residences of 855 Avenue of the Americas optimizes comfort and simplicity, combining modern convenience with classic charm. Beginning on the ninth floor, the residential condominiums feature floor-to-ceiling windows to offer panoramic views of the city from the quiet comfort of an apartment oasis.
Final touches throughout 855 Avenue of the Americas will satisfy the most discerning residents. A 24-hour Concierge and live-in Resident Manager convey the most sincere forms of hospitality and service. An Urban Lounge and Party Rooms help those who love to host and have intimate gatherings to remember. An indoor lap pool, basketball court, cardio studio and training studio are available to residents as well; inviting all to enjoy the lifestyle they seek.
Teeming with renowned restaurants, architectural masterpieces and countless cultural institutions, the urban cityscape of Manhattan is one of the world’s most beloved destinations as well as the country’s commercial, financial and cultural backbone. It is the most densely populated county in the United States, thanks to its desirability and convenience – and the Chelsea neighborhood is no different. With an occupancy rate of 98.96%, Chelsea boasts one of the lowest vacancy rates in the United States.
855 Avenue of the Americas (6th Avenue) overlooks three highly desirable and expanding neighborhoods: NoMad, Chelsea, and Hudson Yards. The area’s vibrant residential and business markets epitomize the social and ethnic diversity of New York and offer close proximity to transportation, shopping and important landmarks such as Bryant Park, Madison Square Garden, the Empire State Building, Chelsea Art Museum and Herald Square.
The Durst Organization
is a widely respected developer, owner, and manager of commercial properties in Manhattan. The company helped establish the East Side of Midtown as a commercial district in the 1950s and 1960s, led the transformation of Sixth Avenue into Manhattan’s premier corporate thoroughfare in the 1970s, and spearheaded the revitalization of Times Square in the 1990s. Owned and operated by the fourth generation of the Durst family, the Durst Organization continues to lead the way in sustainable development, management and construction.
The Durst Organization built the nation’s first green skyscraper, Four Times Square, and one of the world’s most environmentally advanced commercial towers, One Bryant Park – the fifth tallest building in the United States also known as The Bank of America Tower. Today, the company owns and manages more than 10 million square feet of Class A office space, and continues to set new standards for sustainable commercial buildings.
Established in 2003, the New York City designer COOKFOX
has made a name for itself through the design of some of the city’s most prestigious buildings. Portfolio highlights include: 1 Bryant Park, the world’s first LEED Platinum commercial skyscraper also known as the Bank of America Tower, and the redevelopment of Historic Front Street and Henry Miller’s Theatre. Awards include the Museum of the City of New York’s Gotham Giant Award and New York School of Interior Design’s Inaugural Honor Roll of Green Design Award.
All of the plans will be executed by Gotham
, New York’s #1 Leader in Construction Management. Incorporated in 1931, Gotham has earned recognition as one of the most successful and respected privately-owned contracting firms in the nation. The firm has been consistently ranked by both Crain’s New York Business and Engineering News Record as one of the top contractors in the region and nation. Gotham has built thousands of housing developments, and supervised the construction of over 20 million square feet through its decades of success.
Founded in New York City in 1941, the world-renowned firm SLCE Architects
has a proud heritage of creating architecture in the world’s most complex urban environments. SLCE has unrivaled experience in collaborative projects and the essential technical expertise required for the successful completion of every project. The firm is responsible for the beauty and sustainability of landmarks such as The Mark Hotel, The Woolworth Building and Rockefeller Center.