Built by Jack Resnick & Sons in 1962, this distinctive 18-story tower was designed by Architect Herbert Tannenbaum. Located on a prime corner at 53rd Street within the New York's Plaza District, the building is steps from Lexington and Park Avenues.
The multi-tiered building includes several outdoor terraces with panoramic views. Major renovations in 2009 include a distinctive double-height stone and glass lobby with 2-story retail storefronts, a new aluminum facade cladding system, new insulated windows, a new cooling tower and a modernized elevator system with new cabs. The striking redevelopment was designed by Moed de Armas and Shannon Architects.
The prominent tenant roster includes: The Trustees of Columbia University, Culbro LLC, Kempen & Co., USA, Bevmax Office Centers, QS Investors, Jaffe Ross & Light, Fisher Harris Shapiro. Retail tenants include TD Bank, Crumbs Bake Shop and Pret A Manger.
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