440 Lafayette Street
- Located: Lafayette Street between Astor Place and East 4th Street
- Built: 1871
- Renovations: N/A
- Total Building Size: 108,000 SF
- Floors: 6, 1 below-grade
440 Lafayette Street is a buildingdesigned by Edward H. Kendall and completed in 1871 as a carriage warehouse. The building was later converted to industrial use where Alfred Benjamin & Co., manufacturers of high-end men's clothing, was established in 1879. With 108,000 square feet of commercial space, the six-story structure is constructed of brick with a cast-iron façade. It features cast-iron storefront piers and columns with Ionic caps and shields as well as a historic hanging clock. Located in the neighborhood of Noho, 440 Lafayette sits in between NYU and "The Public" Theater. The property is surrounded by many coffee shops, restaurants and bars that highlight the livelihood of NYC. Transportation to and from 440 Lafayette should come easy with access to R, W and 6 trains at ones doorstep or a short walk to Union Square transportation hub just moments away.