Site: Telehouse Chelsea Center (85 10th Avenue)

Company: Telehouse
Metro: New York
State: New York State
Country: United States
Region: North America
Region: Americas
Region: World
85 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10111

Total Building SqFt: 635,000
Gross SqFt: 60,000
Total Power: ??? NN
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PUE: 1.69
Ownership: Telehouse does not own the building.

The Telehouse Chelsea datacenter at 85 10th Ave was opened in 2011 and was previously a Lehman Brothers facility. The building is the closest datacenter to 111 8th without actually being in 111 8th.


The 11-story full-block structure from 10th to 11th Avenue and 15th to 16th Street. 85 Tenth Avenue is a 635,000-square-foot, located on the border of West Chelsea and the Meatpacking District.

85 10th Peering Exchanges and Connectivity:

  • NYIIX available (Telehouse operated)
  • DE-CIX New York

Telehouse is operated as a carrier neutral hotel and continues to win more networks in its site. The following networks have announced deployments at 85 10th Ave:

  • Level3
  • GTT Communications
  • Hurricane Electric
  • Console
  • Axiom Fiber Networks
  • Atlantic Metro Communications (Source)
  • Cleareon Fiber Networks

85 10th Building History:

  • Built in 1913 as a Nabisco factory. The first Oreo cookies were baked in the building. It was built on landfill -- the timbers, chain and anchor of a two-masted schooner were found during excavation. Source: NYT
  • 1998, Bought and sold by Level3 Communications
  • 2005 Somerset Partners acquired the building for $300m
  • 2007, Related Companies & Vornado Realty Trust bought the building for $450m and currently own the building
  • In 2014, Google signed a lease for 180,000 sqft of office space. Google has expansion options that could over the next 10 years, give it full occupancy of the property.
  • in 2015 once the federal government's lease ended. Google leases over 750,000sqft between 111 8th, 85 10th, and Chelsea Market.


  • SSAE 15 Certified
  • 18-inch raised floor throughout
  • 12 Foot Ceilings (8.85 ft. above raised floor)
  • Rooftop antenna access
  • Maximum floor load of 143.4 lb/sq. ft.
  • Overhead power and communications cable route
  • Current PUE level at 1.69
  • Customer staging rooms available with storage space
  • 11 Story building with 56,000-sq.ft. floor plates

Map and Nearby Locations:

85 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10111 (7th Floor)

SITES within 15 miles of Telehouse Chelsea Center (85 10th Avenue)

Show SqM

Distance Site name SqFt MW
0.00 miles Level3 New York Gateway 2 (85 10th) 88,354
0.27 miles 111 8th Avenue
0.34 miles Equinix New York NY9 55,721 1.70
0.34 miles ColoCrossing NY1 1.30
0.34 miles zColo NYC-111 8th 26,500
0.34 miles TeliaSonera New York 32,292 2.00
0.34 miles 111 8th - Digital Realty 109,600 5.90
0.34 miles Level3: 111 8th
0.58 miles Level3: 601 West 26th
0.97 miles NaviSite NY 34,000 2.00

January 2016

Chelsea Data Sheet (PDF)