Mt. Sinai’s Kravis Children’s Hospital is one of the top-ranked pediatrics centers in the United States. It is housed in a building at 1184 Fifth Avenue that attempts to mimic nearby apartments houses and would probably have blended rather seamlessly in were its immediate neighbors less disruptive.
An unusually small apartment building by present-day standards, 1160 Fifth Avenue reflects the zoning that characterized the Upper East Side before 1923, when the structure was erected. A pleasant Adamesque design, 1160 Fifth Avenue is the work of the Fred F. French company, who were noted for far more ebullient projects, including the Tudor City… Continue reading
1158 Fifth Avenue is one of the most architecturally distinguished of the apartment houses that face Fifth north of 96th Street. A handsome structure designed by Crane & Franzheim, the building features one of the city’s most ornate lobbies, an octagonal room sumptuously decorated with Adamesque plasterwork. The partnership of C. Howard Crane and Kenneth… Continue reading
A year later, J.E.R. Carpenter followed 1923’s 1148 Fifth with 1150 Fifth Avenue, completed in 1924 to similar specifications.
Another J.E.R. Carpenter design, 1148 Fifth Avenue is an understated but luxurious building erected in 1923.