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1230 Avenue of the Americas at Rockefeller Center

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1230 Avenue of the Americas at Rockefeller Center is a 21-story office building in Manhattan. Known as the Simon & Schuster Building, the Class-A office building was completed in 1937 and offers 766,322 square feet of rentable area.

Rockefeller Center is a celebration of the best of New York. Around every corner is an opportunity for tenants to discover the unexpected, make meaningful connections, and experience the best views, food, and community in the city. Rockefeller Center is where community and creativity collide.

With ample outdoor seating and a curated selection of sensational restaurants, grab & go spots, and of-the-moment pop-ups – plus a programming slate stacked with the best of New York’s art and entertainment – working at Rockefeller Center means tenants can take advantage of it all, in the heart of it all.

Rockefeller Center is a true public transportation hub, within walking distance of Grand Central Terminal, Penn Station, and Times Square. With multiple subway and bus lines on campus and our own Citibike docks, you can always get where you’re going – however you choose to get there.

ZO is Tishman Speyer’s workplace amenity program that provides tenants and their employees with convenient services, community events, clubhouses, building updates and virtual programming. Company leaders can enjoy additional benefits with ZO for Business, which covers a range of corporate needs including employee wellness, childcare programs, medical offerings and professional development.

At 1230 Avenue of the Americas, you’ll find Studio by Tishman Speyer. Studio offers flexible workspaces including flex desks, private offices in a range of sizes, conference rooms, spacious lounges, and premium amenities. All Studio members enjoy access to all of our locations worldwide and to our diverse and exceptional member community.

Building Specs

Building Address

1230 Avenue of the Americas

Building Owner

RCPI Landmark Properties, L.L.C.

Building Management

Tishman Speyer Properties

Year Constructed

1939-1940 (Phase 1)

1954-1955 (Phase 2)

Building Architect

Reinhard & Hofmeister

Corbett Harrison & MacMurray

Hood & Fouilhou

Harrison & Abramovitz

Exterior Skin Material

Shot Sawn Indiana Buff Limestone with Pre-Cast Aluminum Spandrels

Number of Floors


Total Rentable Sq. Ft.



2-6: 47,793 - 53,568 Sq. Ft.

7-17: 26,236 – 38,084 Sq. Ft.

18-20: 14,118 – 21,466 Sq. Ft.

21: 3,638 Sq. Ft.

Slab-to-Slab Distance

11'6" (typical)


Passenger Elevator Banks:

Two (2) banks:

Building 8 Bank

Cars 1-7     Floors 2-20 

*Cars 1 & 2 serve 21st floor w/ card access from 20th floor

Building 14 Bank

Cars 1-7                                           Floors 4, 8-12, 14, & 17

Dedicated Freight Elevator:

One (1) in each building

4-S-8 Car Floors Concourse Mezz to 17


Monday-Friday 8:00am-6:00pm


Building Providers:

  • ConvergeOne
  • Zayo Group
  • Time Warner
  • AT&T
  • Verizon
  • Cogent


24 hour on-site security

Tenant Access

24 hours/7 days per week

Building Amenities

Studio: Tishman Speyer’s coworking platform provides access to exceptional workspaces – conference rooms, flexible private offices, dedicated and hot desks, and a lounge/café which will provide Tenant and its affiliates with the highest level of flexibility for short term occupancy requirements.


Terrazzo floor in an alternating border pattern.


Fire and Water, and Air and Earth:  Eric Hilton utilized the graceful lines of Art Deco to suggest the powerful forces driving earth and the cosmos.  These massive glass panels, the largest of the artist’s 30 year career, dramatically transform the light in the lobby through the use of lead crystal inserts and delicate etching.

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