599 Lexington Avenue

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599 Lexington Avenue
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General information
Type Class A office space
Location New York City
Coordinates 40°45′28″N 73°58′15″W / 40.75784°N 73.97073°W / 40.75784; -73.97073Coordinates: 40°45′28″N 73°58′15″W / 40.75784°N 73.97073°W / 40.75784; -73.97073
Construction started 1984
Completed 1986
Cost $300 million[1]
Owner Boston Properties
Roof 653 ft (199 m)
Technical details
Floor count 50
Design and construction
Architect Edward Larrabee Barnes

599 Lexington Avenue is a 653ft (199m) tall, 50-story skyscraper in New York City, New York designed by Edward Larrabee Barnes. It was the first building constructed by Mortimer Zuckerman and his company Boston Properties in New York City. The site was acquired for $84 million in 1984, and completed in 1986.

It is the 52nd tallest building in New York City. The lobby contains Frank Stella's Salto nel Mio Sacco. The property also contains an entry to the Lexington Avenue – 53rd Street subway station (4 6 <6> E M trains).

The building is notable for being completed without an anchor tenant. [2]


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