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485 Madison Avenue

Madison Avenue

New York, NY 10022

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Building Details

  • Walk Scoreยฎ97
  • Year Built1929

485 Madison Avenue, which has an ideal location in Midtown South features Portuguese limestone floors, wraparound wood panels, and a lobby attendant. The building, which is also known as the Standard Security Life Building, was constructed in 1929 and stands an impressive 25 stories tall.
Home to many of the citys most iconic landmarks, Midtown East is sure to give you picture-perfect Manhattan moments on a day-to-day basis. From the renowned Fifth-Avenue shopping, to people-watching in Rockefeller Center, or the worldly-feel of the United Nations, you will never be at a loss of things to do. Commuting to 485 Madison Avenue will also be a breeze, with the historic Grand Central Station serving as the main transportation hub.

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    • 0.08 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Maloney & Porcelli
    • 0.09 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Burger Heaven
    • 0.1 miโ˜•๏ธLe Pain Quotidien
    • 0.12 mi๐Ÿš—Alpha Garage
    • 0.12 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Sushiden
    • 0.13 mi๐ŸบBill's Gay Nineties
    • 0.13 mi๐Ÿš‡EM53rd Street-5th Avenue
    • 0.13 miโ˜•๏ธStarbucks Coffee
    • 0.14 miโ˜•๏ธPret a Manger
    • 0.14 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Bill's Bar & Burger
    • 0.16 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Four Seasons
    • 0.17 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Hatsuhana
    • 0.17 mi๐Ÿบ21 Club
    • 0.17 mi๐ŸบRooftop Bar
    • 0.17 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Brasserie Ruhlman
    • 0.18 miโ˜•๏ธStarbucks Coffee
    • 0.18 mi๐ŸบP.J. Moran's
    • 0.18 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Friday's
    • 0.18 miโ˜•๏ธStarbucks Coffee
    • 0.19 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Del Frisco's
    • 0.19 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Grasp Grill
    • 0.19 miโ˜•๏ธFIKA 52 & LEX
    • 0.19 mi๐Ÿฅ˜The Modern - The Bar Room
    • 0.2 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Aquavit
    • 0.2 mi๐Ÿš‡651st Street
    • 0.2 miโ˜•๏ธCafe K
    • 0.2 miโ˜•๏ธToasties
    • 0.2 miโ˜•๏ธStarbucks
    • 0.21 mi๐Ÿฅ˜The National
    • 0.22 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Katsuhama
    • 0.22 mi๐ŸบMaggie's Place
    • 0.22 miโ˜•๏ธAu Bon Pain
    • 0.22 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Sushi-tei
    • 0.22 mi๐Ÿฅ˜China Moon
    • 0.22 miโ˜•๏ธDunkin' Donuts
    • 0.22 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Teresa's
    • 0.23 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Fogo de chao
    • 0.23 mi๐Ÿš‡EM53rd Street-Lexington Avenue
    • 0.23 mi๐Ÿฅ˜New York Luncheonette
    • 0.24 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Connolly's
    • 0.24 miโ˜•๏ธStarbucks Coffee
    • 0.25 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Mozzarella & Vino
    • 0.26 mi๐Ÿฅ˜San Martin
    • 0.26 miโ˜•๏ธNinth Street Espresso
    • 0.26 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Hillstone
    • 0.27 mi๐ŸบConnolly's
    • 0.27 mi๐Ÿฅ˜La Bonne Soupe
    • 0.27 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Five Guys
    • 0.27 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Joe's Shanghai
    • 0.28 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Il Corso
    • 0.28 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Wolfgang's Steakhouse
    • 0.28 mi๐ŸบMad 46
    • 0.28 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Little Collins
    • 0.28 miโ˜•๏ธLittle Collins
    • 0.28 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Benoit
    • 0.29 miโ˜•๏ธFinancier
    • 0.29 miโ˜•๏ธStarbucks
    • 0.29 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Bobby Van's Steakhouse - Park Ave
    • 0.3 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Bistro Milano
    • 0.3 mi๐ŸšŒbus m101
    • 0.3 mi๐ŸบCassidyโ€™s
    • 0.31 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Emporium Brasil Restaurant
    • 0.31 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Palace
    • 0.31 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Dos Caminos
    • 0.31 mi๐ŸบWhiskey Trader
    • 0.32 mi๐ŸบVander Bar
    • 0.32 mi๐Ÿฅ˜The Fitz
    • 0.32 miโ˜•๏ธStarbucks Coffee
    • 0.32 mi๐Ÿš‡BDFM47th-50th Streets - Rockefeller Center
    • 0.32 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Smith & Wollensky
    • 0.33 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Menkui Teu
    • 0.33 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Cosรฌ
    • 0.33 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Beyond Sushi
    • 0.33 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Capital Grille at Time-Life
    • 0.34 mi๐ŸบNall's Irish Pub & Restaurant
    • 0.34 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Ted's Montana Grill
    • 0.34 mi๐Ÿฅ˜ammos estiatorio
    • 0.34 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Hudson Malone
    • 0.34 miโ˜•๏ธJuan Valdez
    • 0.34 miโ˜•๏ธStarbucks Coffee
    • 0.35 mi๐Ÿฅ˜P.J. Clarkeโ€™s
    • 0.35 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Pampano
    • 0.35 miโ˜•๏ธPret A Manger
    • 0.35 miโ˜•๏ธeuropa cafe
    • 0.35 miโ˜•๏ธStarbucks
    • 0.35 miโ˜•๏ธNaples 45
    • 0.35 miโ˜•๏ธThe Beer Bar Cafe Centro
    • 0.36 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Angelo Bellini
    • 0.36 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Del Frisco's
    • 0.36 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Mangia
    • 0.36 miโ˜•๏ธStarbucks
    • 0.37 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Curry and Tandoor
    • 0.37 miโ˜•๏ธFreeFoods
    • 0.37 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Udon West
    • 0.37 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Darbar
    • 0.38 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Aretsky's Patroon
    • 0.38 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Betony
    • 0.38 miโ˜•๏ธJamba Juice
    • 0.38 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Rue 57
    • 0.39 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Urban Space
    • 0.39 mi๐Ÿš‡F57th Street
    • 0.4 miโ˜•๏ธStarbucks Coffee
    • 0.4 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Le Bernardin
    • 0.4 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Harry Cipriani
    • 0.4 mi๐ŸŒฒTurtle Bay Gardens Historic District
    • 0.4 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Le Parker Meridien Burger
    • 0.41 mi๐Ÿฅ˜LA Fonda Del Sol
    • 0.41 miโ˜•๏ธStarbucks Coffee
    • 0.41 miโ˜•๏ธStarbucks
    • 0.41 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Sushiden
    • 0.41 mi๐Ÿš—Icon
    • 0.41 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Wayfarer
    • 0.42 miโ˜•๏ธStarbucks
    • 0.42 miโ˜•๏ธFIKA 58th Street
    • 0.42 miโ˜•๏ธStarbucks
    • 0.42 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Lasagna
    • 0.42 mi๐Ÿ’ชEquinox
    • 0.43 mi๐ŸบThe Wheeltapper Pub
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    • 0.43 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Tender
    • 0.44 mi๐Ÿฅ˜The Smith
    • 0.44 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Sparks Steak House
    • 0.44 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Gourmet 45
    • 0.44 miโ˜•๏ธDunkin' Donuts
    • 0.44 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Bierhaus
    • 0.44 mi๐ŸบForty Four
    • 0.44 mi๐ŸบThe Perfect Pint
    • 0.44 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Abitino
    • 0.45 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Serendipity 3
    • 0.45 mi๐Ÿš—Hippodrome Parking
    • 0.45 miโ˜•๏ธMacchiato Espresso Bar
    • 0.45 mi๐Ÿš‡45659th Street
    • 0.47 miโ˜•๏ธMarket Cafe
    • 0.47 mi๐Ÿฅ˜Comfort Diner
    • 0.47 mi๐Ÿš‡NRW59th Street-Lexington Avenue
    • 0.47 mi๐Ÿฅ˜44th Street Minar

    Neighborhood

    Madison Avenue

    Stretching from Madison Square to East Harlem, Madison Avenue is one of the most iconic streets in America and has been home to some of the countryโ€™s most influential businesses. Madison Avenue has been closely associated with the luxury and advertising world for the past century, but the Don Drapers of the world no longer dominate the area. Madison Avenue offices are home to international retail brands, law firms, creative agencies, hedge funds, consulting firms, and tech startups. Options include long-term rentals, short-term leases, coworking, and shared offices.

    Stretching about 6 miles North to South, Madison Avenue brings you close to dozens of popular neighborhoods and landmarks, including the Flatiron District, the Empire State Building, Grand Central Station, Bryant Park, Murray Hill, Rockefeller Center, Midtown East, Park Avenue, the Upper East Side, and East Harlem. However, the standard Fifth/Madison submarket stretches from around 47th Street in the South to 65th Street, with Sixth Avenue and Madison serving as the East-West borders.

     

    Madison Avenue Office Space | Lease Data & Trends

    The Fifth/Madison Avenue market is one of the premium submarkets in Manhattan, with more than 24 million square feet of easily accessible office space. The average rent price for Madison Avenue office space is $99 per square foot, among the highest rates in NYC. For office leases in Class A buildings, that average rent price rises to $105 per square foot. The high price is due to the quality of buildings, and high foot traffic that is crucial to retail brands.

    One of the many perks of renting office space on Madison Avenue is the communityโ€™s commitment to keeping the street clean and beautiful. The Madison Avenue Business Improvement District has committed to helping property owners maintain a litter and graffiti-free environment, with a professional cleaning crew supporting the Department of Sanitationโ€™s efforts to collect garbage, line and empty trash bins, remove snow from sidewalks, and remove stickers and flyers. The group has also led a local beautification initiative, planting dozens of trees along the street.

    Popular office buildings include 11 East 44 Street, 350 Madison Avenue, and 340 Madison Avenue.

     

    Transportation: Getting to, From, and Around Madison Avenue

    Given its location in the heart of Manhattan, we donโ€™t recommend trying to drive near or around Madison Avenue (if you must, brace yourself for traffic, and factor parking into your budget). Office tenants instead can take advantage of a range of public transit options, along with protected bike lanes in Central Park and along 1st and 2nd Avenues.

    Employees based in Queens or North Brooklyn can bike across the Queensboro Bridge, and Roosevelt Island residents can take the train or tram. There are a dozen CitiBike docking stations within the Fifth/Madison submarket, with many additional stations on Park and Lexington Avenues.

    The Lexington Avenue line (4 and 5 express trains, 6 local) runs parallel to Madison Avenue, and the newly completed Q train extension runs through the Upper East Side. Offices located closer to Midtown have more extensive transit options, including the F, M, N, Q, R, and W trains, local and express buses, and Metro-North trains that run from Westchester, Putnam, and Dutchess Counties and areas in Connecticut to Grand Central Station.

     

    Why Employees Love the Fifth/Madison Area

    In addition to plenty of transit options and proximity to Central Park, The Madison Avenue area offers hundreds, if not thousands, of restaurants, coffee shops, and bars for employees and clients to enjoy within walking distance. Our brokers are particularly fond of Viand, Little Collins, and Amali. Employees are also a short walk from the Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Frick Museum, and the Transit Museum.

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