By David Foxley | Architectural Digest
Given that the majority of Americans between the ages of 25 and 54 spend more time working than doing anything else, including sleeping, it's no surprise that they care about their offices. For a lucky few, those spaces include a hawk’s nest vantage point—a perch from which to peer down on the world. Soaring office views allow tenants to lord over a sky-high kingdom, to woo prospective clients, and to feel pretty good about their station in life. For this roundup, AD looked around the planet for the office spaces with the greatest, largely urban perspectives.
4 World Trade Center, New York City
650 California Street, San Francisco
1 Bligh Street, Sydney
3 Columbus Circle, New York City
6430 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles
Arlington Tower, Washington, D.C.
Botanic Building, Brussels, Belgium
888 Seventh Avenue, New York
Shippan Landing, Stamford, Connecticut
1701 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C.
One World Trade Center, New York City
Elmpark, Merrion Road, Dublin, Ireland
Flatiron Building, New York City
Market Square, Washington, D.C.
International Finance Center 2, Hong Kong
One Bryant Park, New York City
AQWA Corporate Tower, Rio De Janeiro
555 California Street, San Francisco
The Paris Bourse, Paris
Shanghai Tower, Shanghai
Leadenhall Building, London
2325 East Camelback Road, Phoenix, Arizona
Worldwide Plaza, New York City