Located north of Grand Central Terminal, the Helmsley building occupies a unique urban site as it straddles Park Avenue. Formerly known as the New York Central Building, it was constructed as the headquarters of the New York Railroad Company. The design features a 28-story limestone base. Above the entrance on the north side of the building, an ornate clock is flanked by sculptures of gods including Mercury and Ceres. The tower culminates in a copper roof that features unique oval windows and a Neoclassical cupola with gold trim. The building’s ornate lobby is lined with travertine floors, marble walls and chandeliers.The Helmsley Building’s current tenants include ING Baring Furman Selz, LLC, Otterbourg Steindler, and HQ Global Workplaces, as well as several restaurants, retail stores, and a Starbucks and Kinko’s. Amenities include on-site management and security, a visitor’s center and new operable windows. The Helmsley Building offers convenient access to Grand Central Terminal’s Amtrak, Metro North and 4, 5, 6, and 7 trains.
|Address:||230 Park Avenue||Class:||A|
|Cross Streets:||45th & 46th Streets||Size:||1,300,000 SF|
|Year built:||1928||Architect:||Warren & Wetmore|