1515 Broadway (The 1 Astor Plaza), between 44th and 45th Streets.
Height: 730 ft (223 m)
Also Known As: W.T. Grant Building
Architects Der Scutt of Ely J. Kahn & Jacobs
Major tenant: Viacom
On the backside of the building is Shubert Alley, which was originally planned as a glazed galleria, in vein of the ex-AT&T Building. Scutt’s work on the building earned him the attention of Donald Trump and eventually led to the commission for the Trump Tower.
The 1515 Broadway (The 1 Astor Plaza) Building. The building on the left with the big letter “M” on top is the Milford Plaza Hotel.