About 590 Madison Avenue
Formerly the IBM Building, 590 Madison Avenue is a 603 feet (184 m) tall skyscraper at the corner of 57th street in New York City, New York. It was completed in 1983 and has 41 floors. The building cost US$10 million, has 93,592 square metres (1,007,420 sq ft) of floor area, has 24 elevators, and is the 81st tallest building in New York. Edward Larrabee Barnes & Associates designed the building, and IBM developed it. IBM sold the tower to E.J. Minskoff Equities Inc in 1994. As of December 2007, 98% of the building is leased. 590 Madison Avenue is an office building formerly owned by IBM. It was completed in 1983, and was used as the company headquarters until it was sold to E. J. Minskoff Equity Inc. in 1994. The building is located on Madison Avenue between 56th and 57th Streets in Manhattan, New York City. As a 41 story building, its height reaches 603 feet (184m). It has a unique wedge shape and an adjacent, privately-owned public space covered by a glass structure, which contains resting chairs, tables, and bamboo trees, and is used for pedestrian circulation, resting, amenities, art displays and cultural events.