230 Fifth

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71 Totally Fine

What if Studio 54 had the biggest roof deck in the city? You don’t have to imagine it.

230 Fifth Ave., New York, NY, 10001



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The lowdown

The staid marble lobby of the office building that was formerly the Victoria Hotel does little to prepare one for the scene on the 20th floor: If the 8,000-square-foot room pimped out in walls of partitioned glass, dark op-art pile carpet, and purple fluorescent lights recalls Studio 54, it’s because the former owner was the late art collector Steven Greenberg, who spared no expense in making it as lavish as his previous projects, the Roxy and the Palladium. The Süe et Mare couch came from Karl Lagerfeld’s collection, and a maze of other low-to-the-ground loungers such as a kiss-shaped velour love seat are similarly flamboyant. The skyline twinkles beyond floor-to-ceiling windows, but the scene is even more impressive on the massive roof deck where an endless array of seating — including igloos in the winter — invites no less than 500 quitting-timers and night owls to take in unobstructed views of the Empire State Building to the north, the MetLife Building to the east, and Jersey to the west.

What you need to know

Insider Tips Door closes at 2 a.m.

DrinksFull Bar

Noise LevelCivilized