Telehouse Chelsea Center (85 10th Avenue)

85 10th Avenue

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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 (7th Floor)
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Sites within 15 miles of Telehouse Chelsea Center (85 10th Avenue)

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0.00 miles Level3 New York Gateway 2 (85 10th)
0.27 miles Lumen New York 1 (111 8th)
0.27 miles 111 8th Avenue
0.34 miles DataBank: 111 8th
0.34 miles TeliaSonera New York
0.34 miles 111 8th - Digital Realty
Former Telx suites in 111 8th
0.34 miles ColoCrossing NY1
0.34 miles Equinix New York NY9
0.58 miles Lumen New York 7: 601 West 26th
0.97 miles NaviSite NY
1.13 miles Reliance Globalcom 325 Hudson
1.13 miles Level3: 325 Hudson
1.13 miles H5: 325 Hudson Street
325 Hudson Street is a 10-story, 240,000-square-foot telecom building located in New York City’s Hudson Square area.
1.13 miles Atlantic Metro LGA1
1.19 miles Level3: 150 Varick
1.27 miles Atlantic Metro LGA4
1.35 miles XO: 15th W 37th
1.54 miles Cyxtera Weehawken NJ2X
1.55 miles 300 JFK Blvd - Digital Realty
1.57 miles Lumen Weehawken 1
1.57 miles Atlantic Metro EWR1
1.57 miles 300 Boulevard East - Digital Realty
1.57 miles Cyxtera Weehawken NJ2
1.61 miles Atlantic Metro LGA6
1.61 miles Tata: 32 Ave of the Americas
1.61 miles CoreSite NY1
1.61 miles 32 Ave of Americas - Digital Realty
1.61 miles 32 Avenue of the Americas
Built in 1932, 32 Avenue of the Americas was originally known as the AT&T Long Distance Building.
1.76 miles NYI NY2 at 60H
1.76 miles Epsilon NY 60 Hudson
1.76 miles 60 Hudson Street
Located in the hip Tribeca neighborhood, 60 Hudson is one of the telecom and Internet hubs in New York City.
1.76 miles XO (60 Hudson)
1.76 miles DataBank 60 Hudson
1.76 miles Equinix New York NY8
1.76 miles 60 Hudson - Digital Realty
Former Telx suites in the iconic carrier hotel
1.76 miles Level3: 60 Hudson
1.76 miles Hudson Interxchange
1.78 miles DataVerge 111 Town Square Place
1.89 miles AT&T New York II
2.02 miles CoreWeave: US East LGA1
2.23 miles Cyxtera Jersey City EWR1
2.26 miles Sabey Intergate.Manhattan
In 2011, Sabey Data Centers purchased an existing 32-story building in downtown Manhattan formerly known as the Verizon Building.
2.41 miles NYI 100 William
2.46 miles QTS Jersey City
19 Story concrete structure with reinforced steel Power Utility Provider: PSE&G
2.49 miles InfoRelay LGA2
2.50 miles 365 New York
2.67 miles Epsilon NY 75 Broad
2.67 miles 75 Broad
2.67 miles Internap NYMEXT1
Datacenter was built in 1998 Number of Stories: 34 + 2 Sub-basement floors
2.67 miles XO (75 Broad)
2.73 miles Level3: 32 Old Slip
2.77 miles Cogent: 33 Whitehall
3.90 miles Atlantic Metro NJ3
3.90 miles Equinix New York North Bergen NY7
3.97 miles Equinix New York Secaucus NY4
3.99 miles Equinix Secaucus NY2, NY4, NY5, NY6
Equinix operates four data centers in Secaucus NY2, NY4, NY5, and NY6. All the data centers form a virtual campus where fiber cross-connects can be ordered between the facilities.
4.06 miles Equinix Secaucus NY6
4.06 miles CoreSite NY3
4.13 miles Equinix New York Secaucus NY5
4.17 miles Colocation America - NJDC2 New Jersey
4.18 miles CoreSite Secaucus NY2
4.26 miles Equinix New York Secaucus NY2
4.36 miles Evoque Secaucus NYC3
4.39 miles Evocative Secaucus EWR1
The datacenter was built in 2012 and expanded in 2013 Electric Utility Provider: Public Service Electrical & Gas (PSE&G)
4.59 miles H5 Secaucus
4.80 miles QuadraNet New Jersey
5.90 miles DataVerge Brooklyn
6.24 miles 365 Carlstadt, NJ
8.52 miles BT Radianz: 492 River Road
8.61 miles Colocation America - NJDC1 New Jersey
8.63 miles 100 Delawanna - Digital Realty
2 Peekay Drive is a purpose-built colocation facility adjacent to 100 Delawanna Avenue. The three-story facility boasts 215,000 sq.ft. of high power density, energy efficient space.
8.67 miles Crown Castle 165 Halsey
8.67 miles Level3 Newark
8.67 miles Cyxtera Newark EWR4
The utility provider is PSE&G
8.67 miles 165 Halsey
165 Halsey Street is one of the best-connected buildings in the NY/NJ region. The building, located 13 miles from Manhattan and in Newark's central business district, has been operating as a carrier-neutral colocation facility for more than 15 years.
8.67 miles Equinix New York Newark NY1
Equinix NY1 is located on the 8th floor of the 165 Halsey Carrier Hotel.
8.67 miles XO: 165 Halsey
8.67 miles DataBank Newark EWR1
8.76 miles 2 Christie Heights
9.31 miles Credit Suisse: Clifton
12.85 miles Telehouse The Teleport
The 162,000 sq. ft. facility is located in the Teleport, a 100-acre office park on Staten Island, operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. It is just 17 miles from Manhattan and 12 miles from Newark Airport.
16.52 miles Equinix Carteret NY11
16.69 miles CyrusOne Totowa
19.11 miles BNY: 19 Vreeland Rd
19.75 miles Opti9 NY-1

Telehouse Chelsea Center (85 10th Avenue) Data Center Photos

Operating Company

Telehouse is a subsidiary of KDDI Corporation. KDDI was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

History (by site):

1989: New York Teleport site
1990: London Docklands North
1997: New York 25 Broadway
1997: London Metro
1998: Expanded to Los Angeles
1999: London Docklands East
1999: Paris Voltaire
2000: Asian expansion in Hong Kong & Seoul
2008: Beijing BEZ & Singapore
2009: Paris Magny
2010: London Docklands West
2010: Hanoi & Shanghai Jinqiao
2010: Johannesburg
2011: Hong Kong CCC
2011: New York Chelsea
2011: Istanbul
2012: Frankfurt and Moscow
2012: Beijing BDA
2013: Shanghai Zhangjiang

22 Facilities Owned
17 Markets Served
178.06 Megawatts
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