A year later, J.E.R. Carpenter followed 1923’s 1148 Fifth with 1150 Fifth Avenue, completed in 1924 to similar specifications.
Another J.E.R. Carpenter design, 1148 Fifth Avenue is an understated but luxurious building erected in 1923.
A modestly scaled apartment house designed in 1923 by J.E.R. Carpenter, 1143 Fifth Avenue was prevented from reaching further heights by then-active zoning that forbade the erection of structures past eight stories in height. Said zoning was later overturned, in large part due to the efforts of Carpenter himself; 1143 Fifth Avenue remains a pleasantly… Continue reading