2064 & 2066 Fifth Avenue stand together as a study in contrasts, with 2064’s Composite pilasters and neo-Dutch gable at odds with the Bauhaus-like brick cage of 2066. The latter seems even more unfortunate in light of replacing a particularly elegant Renaissance Revival design. The brickwork is at least an attempt at contextualism.
2 East 127th Street is a Beaux Arts apartment house shorn of its cornice.
An attractive apartment house with an imposing rounded corner bay, 1 West 127th Street is also known as The Harriet. The building was designed in 1914.
Like its neighbor to the south, 2049 Fifth Avenue was built in 1921 – but, despite being the less interesting design, appears to have held on to its original facade a bit better overall.
Built in 1921, 2041 Fifth Avenue is a late example of the Beaux Arts style – well-proportioned, but sadly shorn of its upper cornices and some other detailing.