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156 West 56th Street, New York, NY, US
Total Size
369,900 sqft
Lot Size
4,996 sqft
Year Constructed
Year Renovated
Number of Buildings


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About CitySpire

This mixed-use building, also known as the Cityspire Tower, is located at 156 West 56th Street, New York, NY near Columbus Circle. The building offers many premier office spaces for rent within its over 360,000 square feet on 72 floors. 156 West 56th Street was completed in 1988.

Aside from the many floors of commercial office space available for rent, the building offers residential apartments with a health club and pool. All of the Cityspire’s tenants enjoy easy access to several major train lines, including the A, B, C, D, F, N, Q, and R.

Amenities at 156 West 56th Street include on-site security, 24/7 tenant access and a 100-car parking garage. Office tenants include Windels, Marx, Lane & Mittendorf; Globe Op Financial Services; and JTB USA, Inc.

The average floor size is between 15,000 and 20,000 square feet. Full and partial floor units are available, and may include combinations of offices – with and without windows, open areas, kitchens, reception areas, conference rooms, trading seats and cubicles.

When it opened in 1988, 156 West 56th Street was New York City’s tallest mixed-use building. Designed by Helmut Jahn of Murphy/Jahn in the Post-Modern style, the structure features a domed roof and stone cladding with a purple tint. It features an arcade on the round floor that extends through the block.

Companies at CitySpire

The Carnegie Club Food Night Club Bar
Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf, LLP Lawyer

Internet Providers for CitySpire

Provider Technology Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed
Lightower Fiber
10 Gb/s
10 Gb/s
Level 3 Communications Fiber
10 Gb/s
10 Gb/s
Cogent Communications Fiber
10 Gb/s
10 Gb/s
RCN Cable
1 Gb/s
25 Mb/s
Verizon New York Fiber
1 Gb/s
25 Mb/s
Time Warner Cable Cable
100 Mb/s
6 Mb/s
MegaPath DSL
50 Mb/s
50 Mb/s

The Neighborhood: Theater District

Most listings are in the $80's per square foot per year. The Theater District region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $20 per sqft per year. That's a 20% decrease in rent.

Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the Theater District submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.

Median Rate Median Size
Theater District $83
Median Rate Median Size
New York City $66

Median Rate over Time in Theater District