Every Building on Fifth
A Robert Maynicke design, 95 Fifth Avenue is a slender building of 1899 that brackets its block with a nicely considered collection of Beaux Arts details.
92 Fifth Avenue, built just a year after Wedgwood House, is of the same residential genre but lacks the earlier building’s air of nautical elegance. The use of colored brick is unusual for mid-century modern and might have been more successful had the dark orange of the first story been the lighter shade of the… Continue reading
Designed by the highly eclectic architect Louis Korn, whose 12 Fifth Avenue shows his ability to juggle details and scale, 91-93 Fifth Avenue is one of the most elaborately detailed buildings on this stretch of Fifth, from the three-story bay window to the caryatids – female sculptural figures that support a cornice, portico or other… Continue reading
90 Fifth Avenue is a Robert Maynicke design, and is one of his best buildings in the Ladies’ Mile District. Standing on Fifth at the corner of 14th Street, the district’s southern boundary and a major commercial cross-town thoroughfare, it is also one of his most commandingly sited structures. Constructed in 1902, 90 Fifth Avenue… Continue reading
We’re pleased to link to a recent article in Real Estate Weekly by Landmark Branding Founder & CEO David V. Griffin! A profile of Helen Post Curry, great-granddaughter of architect Cass Gilbert, the piece takes a look at the unique tour company Ms. Curry runs for the Woolworth Building. Considered Gilbert’s masterpiece, the soaring Gothic tower… Continue reading