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The electric service is supplied through individual primary circuits form Con Ed’s electrical network to vault type transformers located in the basement transformer vault. Bus ducts from the transformers service the main switchboards with 277/480 volt, three-phase, 4-wire electrical power. The main switchgear includes fusible power switches with high capacity current limiting fuses, single-phase protection and ground fault protection on the bus riser system. One Emergency Diesel Generator is on located Lower Level 1. The generator is a Caterpillar SR4 model rated at 500Kw with a fuel capacity of 275 gallons The generator powers a variety of building systems in the event of power loss, including emergency lighting, one elevator in each bank in addition to the freight, water pumps, the BMS and the PMO telephone system. A new Class E System was installed in 2021. The building is full sprinklered and equipped with a computer- controlled emergency life safety system that monitors smoke detectors, water flow devices and manual pull stations. Fully- addressable BRD - Firecom Class E system.


A 24 hours, 7 days a week, staffed lobby security console provides closed circuit television surveillance systems. There are two security turnstiles in each of the three elevator banks.


Verizon, Cogent, Level 3, Cablevision & Lightpath


Direct subway access from just outside the building provides connections to Grand Central Terminal, Penn Station and Port Authority Bus Terminal. Bike room, Épicerie Boulud Coffee bar, Wolfgang’s Steakhouse on-site.



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