St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Begun in 1858 and only reaching its present form in 1931, St. Patrick’s Cathedral was designed by James Renwick Jr., one of the foremost of New York’s Gothic Revival architects. Equally adept in other styles, he also designed the Italianate castle of the original Smithsonian Institute and the Main Building at Vassar College in the… Continue reading

312 Fifth Avenue

A ornate Gothic façade, 312 Fifth Avenue is an excellent example of the commercial architecture of the early 20th Century.

Marble Collegiate Church

Founded in 1628 as one of the first Dutch Reform congregations in North America, Marble Collegiate Church is the third building to serve its worshippers.  Constructed in 1851 – 1854 to designs by Samuel Warner, Marble Collegiate Church augmented two older churches downtown (neither now standing) with a Gothic-Romanesque hybrid in Tuckahoe marble that was… Continue reading

125 Fifth Avenue

A worthy neighbor to 123 Fifth, 125 Fifth Avenue incorporates two old brownstones into a new Neo-Gothic façade of unusual lightness and delicacy. Quatrefoil tracery and soaring pinnacles are among the notable features, which suggest a cross between Cass Gilbert’s masterful Woolworth Building, and the smaller works of Chicago architect Louis Sullivan. Irving Margon designed… 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