Every Building on Fifth

45 Fifth Avenue

Built in 1925, 45 Fifth Avenue is a conservative facade from Sugarman & Berger, who were better known for their interiors.  A similar, smaller design stands at 29 Fifth Avenue.  Sugarman & Berger also collaborated with Harvey Corbett Willett on the latter’s magnificent One Fifth Avenue as well as the creation of the Washington Mews. … Continue reading

43 Fifth Avenue

43 Fifth Avenue is Fifth Avenue’s sole example of the high-style flamboyant Beaux Arts apartment houses – such as the Dorilton and the Ansonia – that dominate Central Park West and the Upper West Side.  Subdued in comparison to those structures, 43 Fifth still boasts an impressive array of French Second Empire details, including a… Continue reading

41 Fifth Avenue

Designed by the famed Rosario Candela, 41 Fifth Avenue is finished in dark wine-red brick augmented with terra cotta detailing in a modified Florentine style.  The brick takes on an unusual and attractive purplish cast in late afternoon sunlight. Candela, along with Emery Roth and J.E.R. Carpentier, was one of the signature architects of the… Continue reading

Faces on Fifth: Marc Schaeffer of Kleier Residential

We’re pleased to have recently worked with Marc Schaeffer of Kleier Residential, the boutique New York City realtor!  He’s the first subject of our new blog series, Faces on Fifth, a look at Landmark Branding’s clients and the professionals who make Fifth Avenue and adjacent neighborhoods their home base for business and life. An experienced broker… Continue reading

40 Fifth Avenue

Standing directly adjacent to the north of the Church of the Ascension’s yard, 40 Fifth Avenue’s site is a rare example in New York City of a building plot that does not fill its blockfront but which is still open on all three sides.  Architects Van Wart & Wein took full advantage of the fact, creating… Continue reading