Located at the corner of Madison Avenue and 57th Street, the sleek IBM building stands at forty-one stories. Designed by Edward Larrabee Barnes, one of the premier American architects of his time, and completed in 1983 this tower reflects the prestige associated with IBM.
This building is different than your average office skyscraper due to its host of amenities and adjacent privately owned atrium on 56th Street. The atrium is three stories and is the perfect place to escape the endless motion and noise of the city. Inside the atrium there is an Obika Mozzarella Bar and full-service restaurant. Another perk of this building is the breathtaking views of Central Park.
The IBM Building’s neighborhood is one that provides tenants with access to many of New York’s finest stores, restaurants, and parks. For commuters, this location supplies them access to ample public transportation along with walking distance to Grand Central.
The building provides twenty-four hour, seven days a week security along with personnel posted at every entrance. In addition, this building provides tenants with peace of mind knowing that in a blackout the emergency generators on every floor that can run for three days without needing to refuel.
The exterior of this building is faced with polished granite and grey-green glass that is complemented by the sun and produces gorgeous reflections that brighten New York’s skyline.