Nosy Neighbor: What’s That Terrace Above Le District?

At Brookfield Place, there’s a terrace done up with party lights overlooking North Cove Marina. What is it? —A.

Time Inc., the magazine/content company with such brands as Time, People, and Real Simple, occupies 700,000 square feet on eight floors of 225 Liberty. “The design of Time Inc.’s new headquarters boasts many amenity and specialty spaces,” explained a November 2015 press release about the relocation from Midtown, “including the Henry R. Luce Auditorium, state-of-the-art video and photo studios, a 160-seat cafeteria, a terrace overlooking the Hudson River, the Food & Wine test kitchen [which is moving to Alabama], a wine room and multiple fashion, beauty and home closets, among others.” (There are many photos of the offices in this Interior Design post.) A rep for Time Inc. said that the terrace, which is not open to the public, is called the Dek—a cute pun, because dek is journalism jargon for a subtitle—and that it’s “used for special events and general employee enjoyment. The Dek is equipped with WiFi, and employees are able to work outside when the weather permits.” And the company sent over some photos….

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1 Comment

  1. This sounds like a great office, but makes me wonder if this is why so many print publications are on the verge of folding?