1400 Fifth Avenue

1400 Fifth Avenue

1400 Fifth Avenue is a pleasant new eight-story apartment project that fills its Avenue frontage of the block.  Built in 2002 to designs by Roberta Washington Architects, one of the relatively few architectural practices founded by an African-American woman, the building is notable for its excellent ecological footprint – over 60% of the materials used… Continue reading

1367 Fifth Avenue, Engine Co. 58/Ladder Co. 26


Standing at 1367 Fifth Avenue in the shadow of the Senator Robert A. Taft Houses, Engine Company 58/Ladder Company 26 is the only firehouse to front Fifth Avenue.  Organized in 1904, it has been quartered in its present building since 1960.  Its mascot is a firefighting English Bulldog known as Eng-Lad; its motto is “The Fire… Continue reading

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