Telehouse Chelsea Center (85 10th Avenue)

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Site: Telehouse Chelsea Center (85 10th Avenue)

Company: Telehouse
Metro: New York
State: New York State
Country: United States
Region: North America
Address: 85 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10111 (7th Floor)
Total Building SqFt: 635,000
Gross SqFt: 60,000
Total Power: 2.5 Megawatts
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:

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


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

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

Distance Site name SqFt MW
0 miles Level3 New York Gateway 2 (85 10th) 88,354
0 miles Lightower NY 111 8th
0 miles 111 8th Avenue
0 miles ColoCrossing NY1 1.30
0 miles XO New York (111 8th) 4.32
0 miles zColo NYC-111 8th 26,500
0 miles Equinix New York NY9 55,721 1.70
0 miles Level3 New York (111 8th)
0 miles TeliaSonera New York 32,292 2.00
0 miles Level3 (was GX) New York 300