919 Third Avenue, a LEED Gold certified office tower in the Plaza District of Midtown Manhattan.

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Address: 919 Third Avenue Class: A
Cross Streets: Second & Third Avenues Size: 1,500,000 SF
Year built: 1970 Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

The office tower rising at 919 Third Avenue in Midtown Manhattan was originally completed in 1970, boasting a design by renowned architects at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. The development of the building attracted attention as developers had to build around the iconic P.J. Clarke’s restaurant located on-site. The restaurant, established in 1884, was described by Nat King Cole as offering “the Cadillac of burgers” and was often frequented by famous artists, including Buddy Holly.

919 Third Avenue used to house the New York offices of law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom until 1999. The property is also known as the Bloomberg Building and houses various high-profile office and retail tenants.

1.5 MSF of Class A Plaza District Office Space

The property at 919 Third Avenue offers roughly 1.5 million square feet of Class A Plaza District office space across 47 floors. The building also incorporates the two-story P.J. Clarke’s restaurant at the base. Owned and managed by SL Green, 919 Third Avenue was renovated in 2015 and offers panoramic views of Midtown Manhattan, on-site covered parking, and efficient center core plates. Amenities include an upgraded lobby and new entrances, 24/7 building access, car charging stations, state-of-the-art security, and on-site banking facilities. The building boasts LEED Gold certification for its energy-efficient features and is fully sprinklered.

Getting to and from 919 Third Avenue

919 Third Avenue is conveniently located in the heart of the prestigious Plaza District of Midtown Manhattan, between 55th and 56th Streets. Those working within the building have easy access to a plethora of shopping and dining options, as well as access to public transportation via the nearby Lexington Avenue-53rd Street station.

Who is renting office space at 919 Third Avenue?

919 Third Avenue is home to various high-profile office tenants, including Bloomberg, Bloomingdale’s Debevoise & Plimpton, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, Stone Point Capital, Chase Bank, and Jenner & Block. P.J. Clarke’s legendary restaurant is located on-site, at the base of the building.

How much is the rent price for office space at 919 Third Avenue?

Office asking rents at 919 Third Avenue start at $75 per square foot but can vary depending on the terms and size of the lease. Asking rents at this building are roughly on par with rents commanded in the Plaza District and Midtown Manhattan.

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Building Location & Nearby Public Transportation

Nearby Transportation


53rd Street–Lexington Avenue - 4 minutes Walk
59th Street (456) - 8 minutes Walk
Lexington Avenue–59th Street - 6 minutes Walk
51st Street (6) - 6 minutes Walk


East 50th Street/2nd Avenue - 8 minutes Walk
East 50th Street/3rd Avenue - 8 minutes Walk
East 50th Street/Lexington Avenue - 8 minutes Walk
East 60th Street/2nd Avenue - 7 minutes Walk
3rd Avenue/East 60th Street - 7 minutes Walk
3rd Avenue/East 61st Street - 7 minutes Walk
1st Avenue & East 57th Street - 8 minutes Walk
2nd Avenue & East 57th Street - 3 minutes Walk
East 60th Street/Lexington Avenue - 7 minutes Walk
2nd Avenue & East 54th Street - 4 minutes Walk
2nd Avenue & East 61st Street - 7 minutes Walk
East 57th Street & 3rd Avenue - 2 minutes Walk
East 57th Street & Lexington Avenue - 3 minutes Walk
East 57th Street & Park Avenue - 7 minutes Walk
3rd Avenue & East 55th Street - 1 minute Walk

Important Information

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