brandsquarefoot

261 Madison Avenue

AMF Building

New York, NY 10016

  • 100 - 24,408 sqft
  • inquire for pricing

Building Details

  • Attended Lobby✔︎
  • Turnstile✔︎
  • 24/7 Access✔︎
  • Walk Score®97
  • Noise Index0.82

261 Madison Avenue, which is also known as the American Machine & Foundry Building, will offer your company a great space and prime location in Murray Hill. The building was constructed in 1953, stands 28 floors tall, and features on-site management and security, a loading dock, 24/7 access, and a lobby attendant.
Murray Hill is a neighborhood nestled between the East River and Grand Central Terminal. Just a few blocks away from 261 Madison Avenue you’ll find the headquarters of the United Nations. Neighbors of the building, therefore, include many foreign consulates and embassies. This leaves the neighborhood with a very worldly feel, even by New York standards.

  • Not what you're looking for?

    Go through our quick office space finder quiz to find the best spaces for your company.

  • Availability

    UnitSizePriceInquire
    Wework100 sqftInquire for pricing
    Wework1,000 sqftInquire for pricing
    Wework2,000 sqftInquire for pricing
    Wework3,000 sqftInquire for pricing
    Wework4,000 sqftInquire for pricing
    Office Space4,953 sqftInquire for pricing
    Wework5,000 sqftInquire for pricing
    Entire 18th Floor5,579 sqftInquire for pricing
    Office Space5,579 sqftInquire for pricing
    Office Space5,645 sqftInquire for pricing
    Entire 19th Floor5,648 sqftInquire for pricing
    Office Space5,648 sqftInquire for pricing
    25th Floor6,000 sqftInquire for pricing
    Wework6,000 sqftInquire for pricing
    Wework7,000 sqftInquire for pricing
    Wework8,000 sqftInquire for pricing
    Wework9,000 sqftInquire for pricing
    6th Floor9,256 sqftInquire for pricing
    Wework10,000 sqftInquire for pricing
    Office Space10,535 sqftInquire for pricing
    Office Space11,056 sqftInquire for pricing
    8th Floor23,476 sqftInquire for pricing
    7th Floor24,038 sqftInquire for pricing
    Entire 4th Floor24,408 sqftInquire for pricing
    • 0.02 mi🥘Salute
    • 0.03 mi🍺The Shakespeare
    • 0.05 mi☕️Moonstruck
    • 0.08 mi🥘The Heavenly Burger
    • 0.08 mi☕️Starbucks Coffee
    • 0.09 mi🍺Silverleaf Tavern
    • 0.09 mi🥘Cafe China
    • 0.09 mi☕️Starbucks Coffee
    • 0.11 mi🍺Park Avenue Tavern
    • 0.11 mi🥘Madison & Vine
    • 0.13 mi🥘Grand Central Place
    • 0.13 mi🥘Pera
    • 0.14 mi🍺The Ginger Man
    • 0.15 mi☕️Andaz
    • 0.15 mi☕️Starbucks Coffee
    • 0.15 mi☕️Central Cafe
    • 0.15 mi🍺Blaggards Pub
    • 0.16 mi☕️Cafe Metro
    • 0.16 mi🥘The Australian
    • 0.17 mi🚌New York Airport Service
    • 0.17 mi☕️Starbucks
    • 0.17 mi🥘Pershing Square
    • 0.18 mi☕️Starbucks Coffee
    • 0.19 mi🥘House of Lasagne
    • 0.19 mi🥘Scotty's Dinner
    • 0.2 mi☕️Cafe Metro
    • 0.2 mi🥘Bryant Park Grill
    • 0.2 mi☕️Starbucks
    • 0.21 mi🚇S456742nd Street-Grand Central
    • 0.22 mi☕️FIKA Grand Central
    • 0.22 mi🚇75th Avenue
    • 0.23 mi🥘Franchia
    • 0.23 mi🥘Salvation Taco
    • 0.24 mi☕️Mangia Organic
    • 0.24 mi🍺EVR NYC
    • 0.24 mi☕️Starbucks
    • 0.24 mi☕️Starbucks Coffee
    • 0.24 mi🍺POD 39 Rooftop
    • 0.24 mi☕️FIKA 34th Street
    • 0.24 mi🥘LA Fonda Del Sol
    • 0.25 mi🥘Urban Space
    • 0.26 mi☕️Le Pain Quotidien
    • 0.27 mi☕️Starbucks Coffee
    • 0.27 mi☕️Cofeed
    • 0.27 mi🥘Hyo Dong Gak
    • 0.27 mi☕️Southwest Porch
    • 0.29 mi🥘El Rio Grande
    • 0.29 mi☕️Delecctica
    • 0.29 mi🍺Heartland Brewery
    • 0.29 mi🥘Duke's
    • 0.29 mi☕️Java Detour
    • 0.29 mi🥘Keens Steakhouse
    • 0.29 mi☕️Starbucks Coffee
    • 0.29 mi🥘Izakaya Mew
    • 0.29 mi🌲Sniffen Court Historic District
    • 0.29 mi☕️Le Pain Quotidien
    • 0.3 mi☕️The Beer Bar Cafe Centro
    • 0.3 mi🥘Sinigual
    • 0.3 mi🥘ammos estiatorio
    • 0.3 mi🥘Cho Dang Gol
    • 0.3 mi🥘Così
    • 0.3 mi🍺Rattle n Hum
    • 0.31 mi☕️europa cafe
    • 0.31 mi☕️Market Cafe
    • 0.31 mi☕️Gregory's Coffee
    • 0.31 mi☕️Breads bakery
    • 0.31 mi🚇633rd Street
    • 0.31 mi☕️Waffels and dinges
    • 0.31 mi☕️Starbucks Coffee
    • 0.32 mi☕️Naples 45
    • 0.32 mi☕️Starbucks
    • 0.32 mi🥘Roti
    • 0.32 mi🚗Hippodrome Parking
    • 0.32 mi🍺Vander Bar
    • 0.32 mi☕️Starbucks Coffee
    • 0.32 mi🥘Bon Chon Chicken
    • 0.33 mi☕️Starbucks
    • 0.33 mi🚇BDFM42nd Street - Bryant Park
    • 0.33 mi🥘Prêt à manger
    • 0.33 mi🥘Chopt
    • 0.34 mi☕️Starbucks Coffee
    • 0.34 mi🥘ViV
    • 0.34 mi🍺Foley's
    • 0.34 mi🍺Forty Four
    • 0.34 mi🥘Murry Hill Diner
    • 0.34 mi☕️FreeFoods
    • 0.34 mi🥘Kyo Chon Chicken
    • 0.35 mi🍺The Wheeltapper Pub
    • 0.35 mi🚗Hippodrome Parking
    • 0.35 mi🥘Mexicue
    • 0.35 mi🍺Mad 46
    • 0.35 mi☕️Le Pain Quotidien
    • 0.35 mi🥘Bareburger
    • 0.35 mi🥘Ichiumi Japanese Buffet
    • 0.35 mi☕️Gregory Coffee
    • 0.35 mi🥘Wolfgang's Steakhouse
    • 0.36 mi🍺ted's
    • 0.36 mi☕️FIKA Bryant Park
    • 0.36 mi🍺Jack Demsey's
    • 0.37 mi☕️Aroma Espresso Bar
    • 0.37 mi🍺Joshua Tree
    • 0.37 mi🥘La Tarte Flambée
    • 0.37 mi🥘Osteria Laguna
    • 0.37 mi☕️Starbucks Coffee
    • 0.37 mi🥘Bobby Van's Steakhouse - Park Ave
    • 0.37 mi🥘Nana Sushi
    • 0.37 mi☕️Macchiato Espresso Bar
    • 0.37 mi🥘44th Street Minar
    • 0.38 mi☕️Pret a Manger
    • 0.38 mi🥘New WonJo
    • 0.38 mi☕️Intelligentsia
    • 0.38 mi🥘Woorijip
    • 0.38 mi🥘Le Parisien
    • 0.38 mi🥘Her Name is Han
    • 0.38 mi🥘Take31
    • 0.38 mi🥘Nomado
    • 0.38 mi🥘Heartland Brewery
    • 0.39 mi🥘Juice
    • 0.39 mi🥘Cask
    • 0.39 mi🚗Central Parking
    • 0.39 mi🚇BDFMNQRW34th Street-Herald Square
    • 0.39 mi🥘Phoenix Garden
    • 0.39 mi💪Throwback Fitness
    • 0.39 mi🥘Chipotle
    • 0.39 mi🥘Ootoya
    • 0.39 mi🥘2nd Ave Deli
    • 0.39 mi🥘Luke's Lobster
    • 0.4 mi🥘Cosi
    • 0.4 mi🥘Emporium Brasil Restaurant
    • 0.4 mi🥘Blockheads
    • 0.4 mi🥘Hana Michi
    • 0.4 mi🥘Seoul Garden
    • 0.4 mi🍺Flying Cock
    • 0.4 mi🚇NQRW42nd Street - Times Square
    • 0.4 mi🥘Bierhaus
    • 0.4 mi🥘Connolly's
    • 0.4 mi🥘Minar
    • 0.4 mi☕️Dunkin' Donuts
    • 0.4 mi🥘Ethos
    • 0.4 mi🥘Bella Napoli
    • 0.41 mi🥘Babylon
    • 0.41 mi🥘Marcony
    • 0.41 mi🥘Kang Suh Restaurant
    • 0.41 mi☕️Starbucks Coffee
    • 0.41 mi🍺Mercury Bar
    • 0.41 mi🥘Pio Pio
    • 0.41 mi🥘Talent
    • 0.41 mi☕️Lenny's
    • 0.41 mi☕️Dunkin' Donuts
    • 0.41 mi🥘Galata
    • 0.42 mi☕️Starbucks
    • 0.42 mi☕️Au Bon Pain
    • 0.42 mi🍺Maggie's Place
    • 0.42 mi☕️Financier
    • 0.42 mi🍺BXL Cafe
    • 0.42 mi🥘Sushi-tei
    • 0.42 mi🥘Dunkin' Donuts
    • 0.42 mi🥘Spicy Simphony
    • 0.42 mi🥘Curry and Tandoor
    • 0.42 mi🥘China Moon
    • 0.42 mi🥘Udon West
    • 0.42 mi🥘Katsuhama
    • 0.42 mi🥘Darbar
    • 0.43 mi🥘Fresh Mexican Grill
    • 0.43 mi🥘Gaonnuri
    • 0.43 mi🥘Aretsky's Patroon
    • 0.43 mi☕️Cafe Delectica
    • 0.43 mi🥘Brother Jimmy's BBQ
    • 0.43 mi🥘Crooked Knife
    • 0.43 mi🥘Ravagh Persian Grill
    • 0.44 mi🥘Gourmet 45
    • 0.44 mi🥘Wine:30
    • 0.44 mi🥘Vezzo
    • 0.44 mi🍺The Perfect Pint
    • 0.45 mi☕️Cosi
    • 0.45 mi🥘Comfort Diner
    • 0.46 mi🥘Gemini Diner
    • 0.46 mi🚇PATH33rd Street
    • 0.46 mi🥘California Pizza Kitchen
    • 0.46 mi🥘Notaro
    • 0.46 mi🥘EONS Greek Food for Life
    • 0.47 mi🍺Mc Fadden's
    • 0.47 mi🥘Baby Bo's Cantina
    • 0.47 mi🥘Calico Jack's Cantina
    • 0.47 mi🍺O'Reilly's Pub
    • 0.47 mi🥘Ruay
    • 0.47 mi🥘Belvedere
    • 0.48 mi🥘Lallisse
    • 0.48 mi🍺Tavern29
    • 0.48 mi☕️Subway

    Neighborhood

    Grand Central Station

    Grand Central Station is an iconic transit center in the heart of Midtown, and one of the most recognizable and and visited sites in the world, known for its dazzling Grand Concourse ceiling, famous Information Booth Clock, and the Tiffany Clock above its entrance. Officially named Grand Central Terminal, locals prefer Grand Central Station or just Grand Central. The main entrance is at at the intersection of East 42nd Street and Park Avenue.

    The incredible ease of commuting from around the city and northern suburbs along with the terminal’s location in the heart of Midtown make the area surrounding Grand Central ideal for businesses of all shapes, sizes, and industries.

    NYC office space market report

    Grand Central Office Space | Lease Data & Trends

    Depending on how far the area around Grand Central Station is stretched, average prices and inventory for commercial real estate will vary. This discrepancy stems from whether you consider Grand Central office space part of the Midtown East or Plaza District submarket. Based on our delineation of neighborhoods, there is more than 70 million square feet of Grand Central office space inventory, with an additional 2.6 million square feet in construction. Needless to say, office space in proximity to Grand Central Station is in abundance, and nearly 11% of spaces are vacant.

    Nearby Class A office space leases for around $73 per square foot. Grand Central office space in Class B buildings rent for closer to $60 per square foot.

    If you’re looking for premium office space a short walk west from Grand Central Station and Bryant Park, SquareFoot is currently touring nearly a dozen exclusive listings at 530 Seventh Avenue, between 38th and 39th streets. The Class A property offers flexible lease terms, 24/7 secure building access, 22-foot ceilings, and the communal feel of a coworking space with the privacy and professional look of a traditional office lease.

    Available spaces in 530 Seventh Avenue range from executive-style suites to offices for teams of 15-20 employees. Contact our brokers today to set up a tour of the space!

    What Our Brokers Say About Grand Central Office Space

    Nearly every business imaginable can be found within walking distance of Grand Central Station. The area is home to plenty of banks, financial advisors, public relations firms, advertising agencies, entertainment agencies, software companies, law firms, and real estate agencies. Two of Midtown’s most iconic buildings, the Chrysler Building and MetLife Building, are steps away from the station. Notable tenants in the area include JP Morgan, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Oracle Inc, Pfizer, New York Life Insurance, WPP Group, Salesforce, Merrill Lynch, and YES Network.

    With the United Nations Headquarters less than a mile away from Grand Central, many foreign consulates, embassies, and international non-profits are clustered between the two. Companies with international and global connections, particularly law firms, will find themselves in good company near Grand Central Station.

    Getting to, From, and Around Grand Central Station

    Multiple subways (4, 5, 6, 7, and S ) and bus lines (M101, M102, M103, M1, M2, M3, M4, Q32, and M42 ) stop at Grand Central Station for commuters in the city. Grand Central is also the terminus of Metro-North Railroad, a commuter rail that extends into the northern suburbs of New York and Connecticut.

    Drivers can take FDR Drive along the East River or the Queens-Midtown Tunnel from Long Island, which exits into Manhattan just over half a mile from Grand Central Station. As with all of NYC, we don’t recommend driving unless absolutely necessary.

    Nearby districts include: Murray Hill, Midtown East, Park Avenue, Madison Avenue, Plaza District, and Upper East Side.

    In the Grand Central Neighborhood

    Around Grand Central Station, there are endless possibilities of things to see, do, and, most importantly, eat. Within Grand Central, the Dining Concourse provides multiple places to eat that are all local to NYC, including Grand Central’s oldest business the Oyster Bar. Other favorites among the 20 fast-casual restaurants located in the Dining Concourse include Shake Shack, Magnolia Bakery, Jacques Torres Ice Cream, Dahlia, and Prova Pizzabar.

    Outside of Grand Central Station, Salvation Taco serves some of the city’s most inventive tacos, and Katsu-Hama offers both a take-out sushi counter and casual dining service with their famous pork katsu. Head to the Great Northern Food Hall for quick, Nordic-inspired bites or to UrbanSpace Vanderbilt to satisfy any other craving.

    Both Bryant Park and Central Park are within walking distance of most buildings surrounding Grand Central.

     

    Internet Providers

    ProviderTypeMin Download SpeedMax Upload Speed

    Similar Office Spaces

    Nearby

    SquareFoot does not represent the building. Pricing is estimated based on market averages. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.