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590 Madison Avenue

590 Madison Avenue, Plaza District
New York City NY United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Finished1983
Floor Count41
Floor Area93,592 m²
Building Uses
 - office
 - restaurant
 - retail
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - atrium
 - cantilever
Architectural Style
 - modern
Materials
 - glass
 - steel
 - granite
 - concrete

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof603 ft

Description
- Architect: Edward Larrabee Barnes & Associates
- Developer: The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
- Owner: E.J. Minskoff Equilities Inc.

- The entrance to the lobby on Madison Avenue is "sliced off" diagonally resulting in the corner of the building looming over the plaza.

- Home to a large expansive, glass enclosed, winter garden on 56th Street home to bamboo trees, dining, and sculptures.

- Sold to E.J. Minskoff Equilities Inc. from The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) in 1994. As of December 2007 it is 98% leased.

- One of the three luxurious office towers that make up The Plaza office district which also include the Trump Tower and Sony Tower.

- Like its next door neighbor, the Sony Tower, both buildings are home to an atrium and both building's main developers (IBM, AT&T) left the building not long after they where completed.

- Building Cost: $10 million (in 1983)

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