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J.T. Magen builds new Manhattan office for Hachette Book Group

Midtown publisher’s workspace features an innovative open-plan design.

Custom bookcase millwork is integrated into the architectural design, accented by the colorful spines of Hachette’s bestsellers. With double-height ceilings filled with natural light, the open-plan office emphasizes collaboration, communication and visibility for staff, authors and visitors.

— Gensler

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Project Facts

Hachette Book Group
Address: 1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY
Size: 137,054 sq. ft.
Architect: Gensler
MEPS engineer: Robert Derector Associates

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