55 East 52nd Street

Park Avenue Plaza

Widely imitated for its many functional and aesthetic breakthroughs, this Skidmore, Owings & Merrill-designed, 1.2 million square foot modern tower at Park Avenue between 52nd and 53rd Streets houses several prominent financial firms. Features include a stately green glass facade, striking views, twelve corner offices per floor, column-free 200-foot interior spans, state-of-the-art security and a glass-walled atrium lobby with a Biophilic design, waterfall-side café and European-style luxury retail arcades.

Retailers include Chartwell Booksellers, Masons Tennis, News Stand, and Starbucks.

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Leasing Information:

Marc Packman

Managing Director, Head of Leasing

P.  212.940.6255

E.  mpackman@fisherbrothers.com

Clark Briffel

Director of Leasing

P.  212.940.6821

E.  cbriffel@fisherbrothers.com

Charles P. Laginestra

Director of Leasing

P.  212.940.6890

E.  claginestra@fisherbrothers.com

Building Information
  • Points of Interest
  • Retail
  • Dining
  • Transportation
  • Banking


Year Constructed 1981
Number Of Floors 45
Floor Sizes 30,000 square feet
Building Security 24/7 manned building security, CCTV coverage of lobby, elevators, loading dock, perimeter and other key areas of the building, keycard security gate access to tenant elevators.
Ceiling Heights 12' 6"
Column Spacing Center core structural design. 45’ spans from core columns to perimeter window line.
Elevators 21 passenger cars and 4 service cars. 4 escalators service Lower Lobby to Mezzanine. 2 cars service Lower Lobby, Mezzanine Lobby, 6 & 7. 7 cars service floors 10-23. 6 cars service floors 24-33. 6 cars service floors 34-44. 2 freight elevator cars servic
Loading Dock Three bay loading dock located on 53rd Street.
Telecommunications Providers include AT&T, Charter, Cogent, Level 3, Lightower, Lightpath, RCN and Verizon.
HVAC Central plant system. Perimeter heating supplied by pumped hot water via steam heat exchanger.
Building Amenities Through block Arcade with retail shops: Starbucks, Blake & Todd Fine Foods, Chartwell Book Sellers, Mason’s Tennis and newsstand.
Tenants BlackRock Court Square Capital Partners
Duff & Phelps Evercore
General Atlantic ICE - Intercontinental Exchange
McKinsey & Company Morgan Stanley
Swiss Re Chartwell Booksellers
J&J News Inc. Masons Tennis


Guided by Fisher Brothers’ long-term investment strategy, Park Avenue Plaza’s best-in-class engineering team and constantly modernized building equipment maintain a high standard of efficiency and a focus on the future. Efficiency upgrades to date have resulted in a 22% energy usage reduction and have helped Park Avenue Plaza achieve both LEED Platinum certification and ongoing ENERGY STAR certification. Fisher Brothers believes that efficient building operations are key to doing our part for the environment while enabling us to provide the highest level of comfort to our tenants.