American Kennel Club, (AKC), and the Museum of the Dog are planned to move to the Kalikow building, 101 Park Avenue in New York City. The headquarters for the AKC will be moved in by early fall of 2018 and the museum will be planned to move in early 2019. AKC headquarter’s will be on the 5th floor of the Kalikow building and will be able to hold 100 people. Ron Menaker, a chairman of the AKC stated, “This building is one of the most beautiful in NYC with wonderful amenities. This move is reflective of our growth and expansion as organizations. We look forward to building a long relationship with HJ Kalikow & Co.” The President and CEO of the AKC, Dennis Spring, agrees to the statement on how the building works with the needs of the AKC.
HJ Kalikow & Co, a leader in real estate and 101 Park Avenue is the pinnacle to their excellence. The distinctive architectural design between the corner of Park Avenue and 40th Street, an expansive granite plaza, fountain and welcoming rest area greet the visitor. The entry features striking granite columns which frame the five-story skylight. Peter Kalikow, the owner stated, “Since its inception, 101 Park Avenue has been the home to some of the most prestigious companies in corporate America. We are extremely proud that the AKC has chosen 101 Park Avenue as the site for its world headquarters as well as the Museum of the Dog…” Making this a possibility on AKC’s behalf by Rich Speciale of AEQUITAS, LLC, Stephen Siegel and Chris Corrinet of CBRE and Glenn Issacson of Cushman & Wakefield and negotiated on behalf of AKC by J Bland of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP and Jay Waks, Sr. EVP & General Counsel for the AKC.
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About the American Kennel Club
Founded in 1884, the American Kennel Club is a not-for-profit organization, which maintains the largest registry of purebred dogs in the world and oversees the sport of purebred dogs in the United States. The AKC is dedicated to upholding the integrity of its registry, promoting the sport of purebred dogs and breeding for type and function. Along with its more than 5,000 licensed and member clubs and its affiliated organizations, the AKC advocates for the purebred dog as a family companion, advances canine health and well-being, works to protect the rights of all dog owners and promotes responsible dog ownership. More than 22,000 competitions for AKC-registered purebred dogs are held under AKC rules and regulations each year including conformation, agility, obedience, rally, tracking, herding, lure coursing, coonhound events, hunt tests, field and earthdog tests. Affiliate AKC organizations include the AKC Humane Fund, AKC Canine Health Foundation, AKC Reunite and the AKC Museum of the Dog. For more information, visit www.akc.org.
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