[EVG photo from April]
Microsoft has reportedly signed a lease for most of the available space at 300 Lafayette, the incoming 7-floor office building at East Houston — the former site of a BP station (and Gaseteria before that) and the Irish pub Puck Fair.
In total, the building has 30,000 square feet of retail and 53,000 square feet of office space. According to the Post, Microsoft signed a lease for nearly 70,000 square feet. No official word on what Microsoft plans to do with all the space. Last fall, Crain's reported that they were planning a retail presence here.
The building has a terracotta façade; the office floors boast private terraces and floor-to-ceiling windows.
Developed by Related and LargaVista Companies, the lobby is apparently paying homage to the property's gas-station past, as seen in this rendering...