42 West 39th Street


New York, NY 10018

  • 6,000 - 10,092 sqft
  • inquire for pricing

Building Details

  • Attended Lobby✔︎
  • 24/7 Access✔︎
  • Walk Score®100
  • Noise Index0.41

Few buildings rival 42 West 39th Street in terms of location and amenities. The building itself features a decorated lobby, angular profile, and a clean industrial look. The building, also known as the Grand Central Building, was constructed in 1928.
For any Knicks fans out there – 42 West 39th Street is just a few blocks from Madison Square Garden. If shopping is more your thing, few places rival the Garment District when it comes to high-end fashion. A few blocks from 42 West 39th Street you will find flagship stores for Louis Vuitton and Burberry. Getting to the building is easy with Penn Station located nearby, as well as two of the major subway lines.

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    16th Floor6,000 sqftInquire for pricing
    Entire 10th Floor8,739 sqftInquire for pricing
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    Entire 4th Floor10,092 sqftInquire for pricing
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