122 East 42nd Street

Chanin Builiding

New York, NY 10168

  • 1,785 - 8,317 sqft
  • ~$73/sqft


23rd Floor1,785 sqft$10,858 /mo est
Partial 50th Floor3,373 sqft$20,519 /mo est
Office Space3,373 sqft$20,519 /mo est
Office Space8,317 sqft$50,595 /mo est
Office Space8,317 sqft$50,595 /mo est
  • 0.04 mi🚇S456742nd Street-Grand Central
  • 0.07 mi🚌New York Airport Service
  • 0.34 mi🚇75th Avenue
  • 0.36 mi🚗Icon Parking
  • 0.42 mi🚗Hippodrome Parking
  • 0.43 mi🚗Hippodrome Parking
  • 0.44 mi🚇633rd Street
  • 0.46 mi🚇BDFM42nd Street - Bryant Park

Building Details

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  • 24/7 Access✔︎
  • Walk Score®97
  • Year Built1929

122 East 42nd Street sets itself apart with an iconic limestone exterior and a multitude of windows for natural light. The building, also known as the Chanin Building, was constructed in 1929. It resides in Murray Hill and stands 56 floors tall.Murray Hill is a neighborhood nestled between the East River and Grand Central Terminal. 122 East 42nd Street is just a few blocks away from the headquarters of the United Nations. Neighbors therefore include many consulates and embassies. This leaves the neighborhood with a very worldly feel, even by New York standards.



Midtown is the epicenter of business in New York City, the beating heart of everyday professional life in Manhattan, the "Big Apple" everyone's talking about.  In many ways, it's a microcosm of the city - its own ecosystem of interconnected businesses and neighborhoods. While it's most commonly associated with the modern marvel that is Times Square, there's more to Midtown than jam-packed sidewalks, throttling skyscrapers, and honking taxis.

This is the home of cool districts like Koreatown and Rose Hill, the patron of fine cultural institutions like the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Scandanavian House, PierPont Morgan Library, and the Japan Society. Some of the best restaurants in the world hail from Midtown, like Thomas Keller's Per Se, Takayama's Masa, and Eric Ripert's Le Bernardin. Famed venues like the Ziegfeld Theatre movie palace, Carnegie Hall, and Radio City Music Hall never fail to charm. And we haven't even gotten to the shopping on 5th Avenue or the "Hamilton" craze on Broadway taking the world by storm. So you see, Midtown isn't all work and no play, but it does excel at work when you get down to it.

Midtown office space drives the commercial market in New York City. It isn't exactly cheap, coming at an average of $73/sqft, but its unbeatable public transit options and well-laid infrastructure still make it top dog for big businesses in need of office space for rent. As for the neighbors, take your pick. It's the media and advertising and financial capital of the world.

Nearby Districts Include: The Garment District, the Upper West Side, and the Upper East Side

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