2 West 129th Street incorporates a corner bay into a standard Beaux Arts design of the period similar to that two blocks south at West 127th Street. It is one of the relatively few mixed-use buildings on this stretch of Fifth.
2071 Fifth Avenue, also known as the Abingdon, is a well-kept Beaux Arts design.
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.
An attractive if unusual confection, 2056 Fifth Avenue consists of a highly-detailed Beaux Arts Building and a penthouse floor addition in a seeming Viennese Expressionist style. Constructed as Fifth Avenue Hall in 1917, the original building served as a center for New York’s Finnish community, which settled extensively in Harlem during the 1910s and 1920s. … Continue reading