New York Public Library Interiors Receive Landmark Designation!

DeWitt Periodicals Room

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

1 East 75th Street, the Commonwealth Fund

1-east-75th-street-the-commonwealth-fund

One of the most architecturally distinguished houses ever built on Fifth Avenue and one of relatively few such buildings in the city to remain intact inside and out, 1 East 75th Street was built for the philanthropist Edward Harkness and his wife, Mary. A restrained design by James Gamble Rogers, who would go on to… Continue reading

Temple Emanu-El

Temple Emanu-El

The largest synagogue in New York City and one of the largest in the world, Temple Emanu-El is an imposing combination of Romanesque and Art Moderne motifs.  The third building to serve a congregation founded in 1844, Temple Emanu-El was designed in 1929 by Robert D. Kohn, a noted Art Nouveau architect whose other works… Continue reading

828 Fifth Avenue, The Edward Berwind Mansion

828 Fifth Avenue The Berwind Mansion

With the demolition of 815 Fifth Avenue, the Edward Berwind Mansion is the southernmost of the surviving townhouses that once lined Central Park from 59th street north to Harlem.  Constructed for a Pennsylvania coal baron in 1896 to plans by the little-known architect Nathan Clark Mellen, the house is in an excellent state of preservation… Continue reading

David V. Griffin article on Lobby Renovation Featured in Real Estate Weekly

Sherry Netherland Lobby Ceiling

Landmark Branding is pleased to announce the recent appearance of Founder & CEO David V. Griffin’s article on New York City’s lobby renovations in the June 15th issue of Real Estate Weekly.  The piece features Fifth Avenue classics such as the Feil Organization’s 261 Fifth Avenue and the Sherry Netherland Hotel (the recently restored lobby… Continue reading

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