122 East 42nd Street

Chanin Builiding

New York, NY 10168

  • 3,437 sqft
  • ~$73/sqft


Office Space3,437 sqft$20,908 /mo est
  • 0.03 mi🚇S456742nd Street-Grand Central
  • 0.07 mi🚌New York Airport Service
  • 0.34 mi🚇75th Avenue
  • 0.37 mi🚗Icon Parking
  • 0.42 mi🚗Hippodrome Parking
  • 0.42 mi🚗Hippodrome Parking
  • 0.45 mi🚇651st Street
  • 0.46 mi🚇633rd Street
  • 0.46 mi🚇BDFM42nd Street - Bryant Park

Building Details

  • Walk Score®98
  • Noise Index0.47

One of the most unusual and important New York skyscrapers of the 1920's, it is constructed out of buff brick, terra cotta and limestone. Chanin Building features a terra cotta frieze and a bronze band illustrating the theory of evolution decorating its base. Its endless combinations of seemingly incompatible architectural styles, such as floral detailing and Gothic buttresses, which all complement each other to form an exuberant mix.The landmark Chanin Building stands at the corner of Lexington Avenue and East 42nd Street, in the immediate area of Grand Central Station and all public transportation.* Restored art deco lobby* Uniformed concierge* 24 hour/7day access* Upgraded mechanicals and new elevator cabs* Restored facade* Freight entrance* Security service



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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