Every Building on Fifth

95 Fifth Avenue

95 Fifth Avenue

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

92 Fifth Avenue

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

91-93 Fifth Avenue

91 Fifth Avenue

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

90 Fifth Avenue

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

Real Estate Weekly features article by David V. Griffin

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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

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