Museum Tower

15 West 53rd Street   |   Hell's Kitchen Midtown West

Situated next to the sculpture garden at the Museum of Modern Art at 15 West 53rd Street in Midtown Manhattan, Museum Tower is a 52-story luxury rental high-rise with a prestigious history. Originally constructed as an extension to the MoMA, Museum Tower was a much anticipated addition to the skyline of Midtown Manhattan. This post-war condo tower was completed in the early 1980s, and it fulfilled the expectations of real estate observers in Manhattan; the apartments for rent in Museum Tower were and still are among the most luxurious in Midtown Manhattan.

The rental apartments at Museum Tower feature pre-war style layouts and sweeping views of Manhattan and beyond. Museum Tower's many apartments boast high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, and expansive living rooms. Many terraces are strategically placed throughout the building, commanding beautiful New York City views of the MoMA gardens, Central Park, and the Upper West Side. These luxury rental apartments sit right next to numerous fine restaurants, luxury shopping boutiques, major transit lines, and classic landmarks such as Carnegie Hall, Central Park and Rockefeller Center.

The amenities of Museum Tower include hand-and-foot wait service to the artwork displayed in the lobby. Museum Tower features a newly expanded state-of-the-art fitness center, a media/conference room, private storage facilities and bicycle room.These Manhattan apartments for rent offer hotel-style services that exceed the standards of other Midtown Manhattan rental apartment towers. Residents of 15 West 53rd Street are offered valet and concierge services, and Museum Tower's residents also enjoy full laundry and housekeeping assistance.

1 Bedroom Apartment Information

Starting at $4,600 per month
Floorplans A B C D

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Apartment Info


  • Terrace
  • Stackable Washer and Dryer
  • Spacious Closet
  • Self-Controlled Heat and A/C
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Floor-to-Ceiling Windows


  • Polished Chrome Fixtures
  • New/Renovated
  • Marble


  • Dishwasher

Museum Tower Info


Year Built


Number of Apartments


Number of Floors


Building Access



Cesar Pelli & Associates


Cesar Pelli & Associates


Cesar Pelli

Service Level

Full Service Concierge


Post-war High-rise

Building Amenities:

  • Video Security
  • Valet Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Hotel Service
  • Health Club
  • Full Service Garage
  • Doorman
  • Concierge
  • Attended Lobby
  • 24-Hour Concierge

Building Features:

  • Sauna
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Roof Deck
  • Private Storage
  • Laundry Room
  • Garden
  • Fitness Center
  • Elevator
  • Business Meeting Room
  • Bike Room
  • AC and Self-Controlled Heat