Soar to New Heights at SUMMIT One Vanderbilt

October 17, 2023

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Saunter the skies at SUMMIT One Vanderbilt

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to embark on a journey that will redefine your perception of the Big Apple! When it comes to New York City, the skyline is a testament to human ingenuity, where skyscrapers reach for the heavens and dreams touch the sky.

Amidst the concrete jungle, SUMMIT One Vanderbilt stands as a beacon of architectural achievement, offering not just an observation experience but a journey that will stretch the limits of your imagination.

Let’s take an in-depth look at what makes this experience an unforgettable adventure in the heart of the city that never sleeps.

SUMMIT redefines the NYC observatory experience with an enticing blend of art installations, breathtaking glass ledges, and exterior glass-floor elevators that transport you to the heavens.

And when it’s time to indulge your senses, Après, our in-house culinary destination, beckons, offering an irresistible selection of food and beverages.

Whether you prefer the cozy indoor Nordic-themed lounge or the open-air SUMMIT Terrace, there’s a spot for you to savour the moment.


Art Exhibitions:

The adventure kicks off with “Transcendence,” an immersive experience that marries transparency and reflectivity.
Designed by the visionary Kenzo Digital, this exhibit creates the illusion of boundless space, setting the stage for the mesmerizing journey that lies ahead.


Your exploration continues as you encounter “Reflect,” featuring the captivating “CLOUDS” installation by the renowned Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama.
These stainless-steel cloud-like shapes, celebrated in galleries worldwide, serve as the backdrop for your interactive journey through “Affinity.”
Here, reflective orbs beckon you to playfully connect with the space.




For those with a daring spirit, “Levitation” awaits.
Step onto the transparent glass floor within the sky boxes, hanging 1,070 feet (325 meters) above Madison Avenue.
As you look down, the vibrancy of the city comes alive beneath your feet, offering a thrilling and unique perspective.



The final stage of your journey, “Unity,” invites you to become an integral part of the space itself.
Witness the transformation of your 3D face into a cloud within an infinite cloud-scape displayed on a colossal screen.


Savouring the Moment at the Sky-High Après Lounge 

On the summit’s final floor, indulge in the celestial ambiance of Après, a sky-high lounge and café.
Curated by Danny Meyer’s Union Square Events, it offers bespoke light fare and a cutting-edge cocktail program.

Immerse yourself indoors in the Nordic-themed lounge or savour the experience outdoors on the expansive SUMMIT Terrace, wrapping around Summit One Vanderbilt’s south and west sides.

Here, you can toast to breathtaking views that stretch up to 80 miles, creating a memorable conclusion to your journey.

SUMMIT One Vanderbilt is not just an observatory; it’s a transcendent experience that blends art, design, and breathtaking views to transform your perception of the world.


In true New York fashion, get ready to ascend to new heights and see the beautiful city from a fresh perspective.

Book your SUMMIT One Vanderbilt tickets today – sky-high wonders await you.