Just Off Fifth: The Bancroft Building’s Demolition

The Bancroft Building, 3-7 West 29th Street

Landmark Branding was disappointed to learn of the current demolition of the Bancroft Building, former home of the great photographer Alfred Steiglitz’s Camera Club and a notable design from the talented 19th and early 20th century architect R. H. Robertson. Shown here directly abutting Marble Collegiate Church to the east, this splendid structure could have… Continue reading

160 Fifth Avenue, The Mohawk Building

160-Fifth-Avenue-The-Mohawk-Building

A solid example of the late commercial style of architecture, 160 Fifth Avenue was designed by the popular and prolific architect R.H. Robertson, whose work includes numerous townhouses, mansions, public buildings and commercial works, including the enormous Park Row Building of 1899, the tallest building in the world for nearly a decade; Hammersmith Farms, the… Continue reading

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