2238 Fifth Avenue, Central Harlem District Health Center

The pleasant Colonial Revival building at 2238 Fifth Avenue houses the Central Harlem District Health Center.  A 1930 design by the firm of McKim, Mead and White, the interiors have been given an airy renovation by Steven Yablon Architecture. The building is a New York City landmark.

JUST OFF FIFTH: Astor Row at 8-62 West 130th Street

Astor Row at 8-62 West 130th Street – a remarkable row house development consisting of 26 double houses kitted out with unique Eastlake “spoolwork” porches and restrained brickwork.  Developed by the Astor Family in the early 1880s and designed by Charles Buek, they feature generous front and side yards – then as now a rarity… Continue reading

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 2067 Fifth Avenue

An accomplished Gothic Revival design from Henry Martyn Congden, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church was built in 1872.  A New York City landmark since 1980, its piercing clock tower is 125 ft. tall. Congden was a noted church architect whose designs for the Episcopal Church were built from Westerly, RI, to Cheyenne, WY.  At St. Andrew’s,… Continue reading

New York Public Library Interiors Receive Landmark Designation!

Landmark Branding is pleased to hear that the Rose Main Reading Room and Bill Blass Catalogue Room of the New York Public Library have received the rare status of New York City Designated Interior Landmarks.  In this they join the building itself, the 1897-1911 Beaux Arts masterpiece of Carrere & Hastings, as well as its… Continue reading

1000 Fifth Avenue, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art at 1000 Fifth Avenue is the largest art museum in the United States and one of the largest art museums in the world.  Holding an incomparable encyclopedic collection that spans thousands of years and includes work from every continent save Antarctica it may be the most comprehensive collection of art… Continue reading