200 Park Avenue Metlife Building

200 Park Avenue is located in New York, NY. Built in 1963, this 58 story office property spans 3,078,513 SQFT.

The Metlife Building is centrally located in the core of Midtown Manhattan’s prestigious office submarket, between Grand Central Terminal and East 45th Street. The location is close proximity to the heart of Midtown Manhattan, with direct access to Times Square, Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and superb views of beautiful Bryant Park. It is an ideal location for anyone looking to rent office space on Park Avenue in Midtown. Transportation to 200 Park Avenue is plentiful, including subway and bus lines, as well as commuter trains via Grand Central Terminal or a short connection to Penn Station.

Tenants at 200 Park Avenue can enjoy fine dining and entertainment at dozens of establishments in the area including La Fonda Del Sol, Michael Jordan’s The Steak House, or grab a beer and burger around the corner at The Beer Bar, to name only a few within blocks of this fabulous Midtown location. For road warriors traveling into the City for work or for those with visiting clients the location is nestled near plenty of four and five star hotels including the Grand Hyatt New York, the Roosevelt Hotel, and just blocks from the famed Waldorf Astoria.

200 Park Avenue offers an array of office space options including the choice between direct lease offices and sublet offices - some of which come fully furnished. You can learn more about how to rent office space on Park Avenue in NYC and the the specific options available at this location below or by calling us at (212) 967-2061.

What this Office Building can Offer You:

  • Grand Central Centric Presence (Between 42nd and 43rd Street)
  • Dedicated building staff perform a wide array of Property Management services and other
    “behind the scenes” activities vital to the operation of the property
  • Large Efficient Floor Plates / Accomodate any type of Layout

Metlife Building


Property Type: Skyscaraper
Location: Midtown / Plaza District / Zip Code 10154

Building Features:
• Direct access to Grand Central Terminal

• Masonry and raised quartz crystal façade
•State-of-the-art security system
• Renovated lobby and elevator cabs
• New elevator mechanical systems
• New public corridors and bathrooms
• New operable windows
• Tenant controlled HVAC
• Adjacent Four-Level Parking Garage
• Conference Center
•Building amenities include a health club, several restaurants, retail stores, child care and banking facilities
•Proximity to premier hotels, restaurants and retail stores

Property Details
The MetLife Building is a 59-story skyscraper at 200 Park Avenue at East 45th Street above Grand Central Terminal in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. Built in 1960–63 as the Pan Am Building, the then-headquarters of Pan American World Airways, it was designed by Emery Roth & Sons, Pietro Belluschi and Walter Gropius in the International style. The world's largest commercial office space by square footage at its opening, it remains one of the 100 tallest buildings in the United States.

The building remains one of the city's most recognizable skyscrapers. Designed in the International style by Emery Roth & Sons with the assistance of Walter Gropius and Pietro Belluschi, the Pan Am Building is purely commercial, with large floors, simple massing, and an absence of ornamentation inside and out. It has been popular with tenants, not least because of its location next to Grand Central Terminal. It is current opinion[by whom?] that the architecture of the building has been inspired by the Pirelli Tower,[citation needed] built in 1956 in Milan, Italy, which has been a model also for the Alpha Tower in Birmingham (UK) and other similar buildings in Switzerland and Spain.

In addition to being the official headquarters of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, the MetLife Building houses a number of other major firms, including the headquarters of Dreyfus Corporation, Knight Vinke, the wealth and investment management division of Barclays, the largest office of Greenberg Traurig, DNB, CB Richard Ellis, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Hunton & Williams, Computer Sciences Corporation, Winston & Strawn, Paul Hastings, and Lend Lease Corporation on Level 9. In addition the building serves as the U.S. Headquarters for Mitsui & Co. (USA) Inc, the American subsidiary of Japan's largest trading company, BNP Paribas Investment Partners and its American subsidiary Fischer, Francis, Trees and Watts.

NOAA Weather Radio Station KWO35, a NOAA transmitter station, is located atop the building.

Impressive tenant roster includes:
There are about 400 tenants throughout Graybar's 31 floors
Bank of America
Barclays
BNY Mellon
Bovis Lend Lease
Carr Workplaces
CB Richard Ellis
CBRE Global Investors
CSC (Computer Software Corp)
DNB Nord Bank
Dreyfus Corporation
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation
Fischer Francis Trees & Watts
Freddie Mac
Gibson Dunn
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher
Hunton & Williams
IgnitionOne
J. Fitzgibbons
Korn Ferry International
Magnitude Capital
Medical Properties Trust
Merrill Lynch
Met Life
MetLife
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
Mitsui
Mitsui & Co.
Nor Bank ASA
Novus Partners
Oppenheimer & Co.
Paul Hastings
Preferred Office Properties
Swarovski
UBS
Winston & Strawn

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