Return to search

601 West 26th Street, Mezzanine


$10,488 monthly

($43 psf)


2,927 sf

~19 employees

Chat with a SquareFoot Specialist

Sign up to see listings tailored to your business needs.

Create your profile to access new listings, save your search, and get recommendations from a specialist.

About the Building

Building Description

601 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001 also known as the Starrett-Lehigh Building, is one of the largest buildings in New York, standing 19 floors high in the heart of Chelsea. It was built in 1931, renovated in 1998, and features common bike storage, an on-site fitness center and newsstands, and a number of dining options.

This massive Class B building, between Hudson Yards and the Gallery District, graces the West Chelsea Historic District of Manhattan. It became an official city landmark in 1986.

– Attended Lobby
– Turnstile
– 24/7 Access
– Owner/Leasing Manager – RXR Realty
– Floors – 20
– Height – 295.3 feet
– Architects – Russell G. Cory, Walter M. Cory, and Yasuo Matsui
– Walk Score – 99
– Transit Score – 100
– Year Built – 1931
– Noise Index 0.57

The area surrounding 601 West 26th Street has evolved quite a bit over the past few years. Attractions such as Chelsea Market and the Whitney Museum speak to the areas culture and diversity. Recently, Chelsea has also become home to a number of high-fashion boutiques, such as Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney, and Christian Louboutin. 601 West 26th Street leaves little to be desired, with close proximity to New York’s best restaurants and shops, the High Line, Chelsea Park, Penn Station, and MTA lines 1, 2, A, C, and E.

The Starrett Corporation and the Lehigh Valley Railroad commissioned the building in 1930-31 as an industrial building, freight terminal, and warehouse. Cory & Cory Architects designed the building with Yasuo Matsui as an associate architect. In 2003, the building was redeveloped as retail and loft office space, including “The Expo” retail space, and a 13,024-sqft food hall dubbed the Starrett-Lehigh Depot. In 2011, RXR Realty acquired the property for $900m from Shorenstein Properties.

Prominent tenants include The Ralph Lauren Corporation, ICE, Tommy Hilfiger USA, Wheels Up Partners LLC, and OXO. The building features large windows with a fitness center and stunning views of Chelsea.

601 West 26th Street is easily accessible via public transit. Nearby parks include Chelsea Waterside Park, Clement Clarke Moore Park, and Pier 64.

Building Amenities

24/7 Access
Attended Lobby
Walk Score: 88
Noise Index: 0.57


Starrett Lehigh Building

601 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001



Interested in this listing?

Similar Offices Nearby