Faces on Fifth: Architect Alta Indelman

Alta Indelman

In this installation of Faces on Fifth, our series of profiles of the people behind Fifth Avenue’s businesses, institutions and buildings, we speak to architect Alta Indelman.  As the architect of 61 Fifth Avenue, the first new residential building on Fifth Avenue south of 14th Street since 1955, Indelman may be the first woman to… Continue reading

61 Fifth Avenue

61 Fifth Ave

The first new residential building on this stretch of Fifth since the 1950s, 61 Fifth Avenue is also possibly the only one designed by a woman.  The design by architect Alta Indelman replaces the fire-ravaged former Schrafft’s restaurant of 1938 with a sedate new structure that references the neighborhood’s aesthetic.  The enormous double-floor studio windows are a nice touch,… Continue reading

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