Facade of 57 West 57th Street, a neo-classical office building in Midtown Manhattan.

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Address: 57 West 57th Street Class: B
Cross Streets: Sixth Avenue Size: 170,000 SF
Year built: 1928 Architect: Warren & Wetmore

The office building located at 57 West 57th Street in the heart of Midtown Manhattan was completed in 1928. It boasts a design by Warren & Wetmore, who were also responsible for the design of Grand Central Terminal, the Biltmore Hotel, and other New York City landmarks.

The building was developed to serve as an outpost for physicians, dentists, and other healthcare professionals, which is why it was dubbed the Medical Arts Building. The neo-classical, brick-and-terracotta structure was renovated in 1988, and today houses modern office space fit for healthcare companies, startups, and any kind of office-using businesses.

170 KSF of Class B Plaza District Office Space

The Medical Arts Building offers 170,000 square feet of Class B Plaza District office space, as well as roughly 15,000 square feet of retail space. The 21-story property was acquired by current owner Colliers International in 2004, for a price tag of $25 million.

Colliers redesigned the property internally and incorporated a new type of office configuration dubbed Fast Office at 57 West 57th Street. The concept involves easy-to-move walls, doors, and wall-mounted furniture and workstations that allow the landlord to set up a pre-built office for a new tenant timely and efficiently.

Amenities at 57 West 57th Street include on-site security, a lobby attendant, passenger and freight elevators, 24/7 concierge service, and tenant-controlled HVAC systems. A unique feature of the building is a two-story Art Deco entrance, which has been carefully preserved and restored.

Getting to and from 57 West 57th Street

The Medical Arts Building benefits from an excellent location in the prestigious Plaza District of Midtown Manhattan, connecting tenants to a plethora of shopping, dining, and cultural destinations in the area. The building is located close to Carnegie Hall, the Rodin Studios building, the Fine Arts Society, and the Museum of Modern Art. Nearby transportation options include the N, R, Q, W, and F subway lines.

Who is renting office space at 57 West 57th Street?

57 West 57th Street remains a popular destination for healthcare businesses, housing various tenants in this industry, including the New York Center for Healing, Directions Physical Health, and Midtown Dental. The building is also home to tenants in other industries, including Hunter, Capital One, and Verizon, as well as shared office provider Regus. The ground floor is occupied by a Quality Italian restaurant.

How much is the rent price for office space at 57 West 57th Street?

The Medical Arts Building at 57 West 57th Street is located in one of the most prestigious and coveted submarkets of Manhattan, in the heart of the Plaza District. Here, office asking rents often surpass $80 and even $90 per square foot, however, Class B assets like 57 West 57th Street command more affordable rents, hovering around $65-$70 per square foot. The more affordable price makes them ideal for small or midsize businesses in industries like architecture and design, healthcare, or technology.

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Building Location & Nearby Public Transportation

Nearby Transportation


53rd Street–5th Avenue - 8 minutes Walk
5th Avenue–59th Street - 6 minutes Walk
57th Street–7th Avenue - 5 minutes Walk
7th Avenue (BDEFMQ) - 7 minutes Walk
57th Street - 0 minute Walk


7th Avenue/West 55th Street - 7 minutes Walk
7th Avenue/West 54th Street - 7 minutes Walk
7th Avenue/West 58th Street - 5 minutes Walk
West 57th Street & 7th Avenue - 6 minutes Walk
7th Avenue/West 57th Street - 5 minutes Walk
7th Avenue/West 56th Street - 6 minutes Walk
Central Park South & Avenue of the Americas - 2 minutes Walk
Central Park South & 6th Avenue - 2 minutes Walk
Madison Avenue/East 60th Street - 8 minutes Walk
Madison Avenue/East 59th Street - 8 minutes Walk
East 60th Street/Madison Avenue - 8 minutes Walk
5th Avenue & West 56th Street - 6 minutes Walk

Important Information

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