“Room at the Top” Visits the Daily News Building

On behalf of Landmark Branding LLC, nAscent Art New York and SL Green, we’re pleased to say that our recent installment of “Room at the Top” was a complete success! Over 30 professionals from the real estate and arts & culture worlds gathered at the landmarked Daily News Building for a completely booked private tour… Continue reading

580 Fifth Avenue, The World Diamond Tower

A unique Gothic-Normandy mish-mash from Warren & Wetmore, 580 Fifth Avenue is also known as The World Diamond Tower.  Located at the gateway to the block-long Diamond District on West 47th Street, it is an imposing if eccentric presence. The building is currently under renovation.

579 Fifth Avenue

A Kohn Pederson Fox recladding of an Emery Roth original, 579 Fifth Avenue is a glammed-up version of the classic white-brick commercial block that the latter firm turned out by the dozen in the post-war period.  The insertion of corner windows and renovated terraces make this a pleasant work space, although the new façade looks… Continue reading

576 Fifth Avenue, The Howard Building

Although the Howard Building at 576 Fifth Avenue is missing its original street-level columns and topmost cornice, it is still a handsome survivor from the district’s Edwardian days.  

575 Fifth Avenue

575 Fifth Avenue is a graceless PoMo lump.  Recent storefront changes actually improve the façade by somewhat lightening the overall tonnage of puce granite.