103 Fifth Avenue, The Pierrepont Building

A highly refined and decorated design, the narrow Pierrepont Building at 103 Fifth Avenue is another design from the talented eclectic architect Louis Korn that demonstrates the influence of the 1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition and the growing popularization of the French Beaux Arts style. The mode is handled in a sophisticated fashion, with a great… Continue reading

The Schuyler & Stuyvesant Buildings, 102 & 104 Fifth Avenue

The Schuyler Building at 102 Fifth Avenue and the Stuyvesant Building at 104 Fifth Avenue represent a rather incoherent building history with no less than three architects involved: John Woolley, Charles Hess, and Albert S. Gottlieb, the last of whom designed the Knickerbocker Building across the street. Like that structure, these twinned behemoths are massive… Continue reading

99-101 Fifth Avenue

Designed by Mulliken & Moeller, 99-101 Fifth Avenue was erected in 1909 for the consortium of the 101 Fifth Avenue Company. Similar in design to 87 Fifth Avenue, which preceded it by 8 years, the building features a restrained façade where twin doors flank a central shop window original to the building. Mulliken & Moeller… Continue reading

97 Fifth Avenue

Like many other buildings on this stretch of Fifth, 97 Fifth Avenue was designed by Robert Maynicke and like 95 Fifth Avenue, the Maynicke-designed building across the street to the south, fills the narrow site formerly occupied by a townhouse. At 97 Fifth Avenue a façade of painted brick with terra cotta trim rises eight stories above the… Continue reading

“Room at the Top” Tour of Woolworth Building

On behalf of Landmark Branding and nAscent Art New York, we’re pleased to share pictures from the first 2014 event in our co-hosted networking series, “Room at the Top.” 25 professionals from the real estate and architectural fields gathered at 233 Broadway, the Woolworth Building, for a completely booked private tour of the structure’s magnificent… Continue reading