551 Fifth Avenue is centrally located at the corner of Fifth Avenue & 45th Street. The base of the building features bronze entrances and storefronts decorated with mythological figures of many cultures; this Middle Eastern motif is echoed in the spectacular and carefully preserved lobby, with its vaulted ceilings and twenty-five bronze doors. 551 Fifth Avenue uses its magnificent architecture to establish a distinctive corporate image. Designated a [New York City] (http://www.thesquarefoot.com/new-york-city) landmark building in 1986. Restored brick facade. Upgraded mechanicals and elevator systems. Additional entrance on E 45th Street. Major tenants include law firms, publishing companies, investment firms and consultants.