256 Fifth Avenue

A Moorish Revival fantasy from architects Alfred Zucker and John H. Edelman, 256 Fifth Avenue was commissioned by Charles A. Baudouine, a leading furniture designer who specialized in exotic designs.  Retiring from the furniture world, Baudouine invested in real estate and the exotic designs continued: 256 Fifth Avenue is one of NoMad’s earliest purpose-built commercial… Continue reading

139 Fifth Avenue, The Corndiac Building

The Corndiac Building at 139 Fifth Avenue is an elegant building by Alfred Zucker, one of New York City’s most eccentric architectural firms, whose surviving works include the nearby Baudouine Building (capped by a minature Greek Temple the Landmarks Commission called “a little Parnassus in the sky”) and the bizarre Decker Building on Union Square… Continue reading