Residential Real Estate Firm Nabs Lever House Space
Lauren Elkies Schram Sept. 29, 2014, 10:39 a.m.
Urban Compass, a residential real estate firm, has taken the entire 14th floor at RFR Realty‘s Lever House, at 390 Park Avenue between 53rd and 54th Streets.
The start-up’s new development team and brokers will occupy the 10,700-square-foot space, Crain’s New York Business reported, starting Oct. 1.
The real estate company, which does deals in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens, has its headquarters at 19 Union Square West and earlier this year signed a 25,000-square-foot lease at RFR’s 90 Fifth Avenue.
A spokesman for RFR didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment and nor did Urban Compass.
The landmark office tower at 390 Park Avenue was designed by Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill and was completed in 1952. RFR Realty acquired and renovated the building in 1998. The building, which is also home to the restaurant Casa Lever, has housed the Lever House Art Collection since 2003.