“Room at the Top” visits 100 Barclay

On behalf of Landmark Branding LLC and nAscent Art New York, we’re pleased to say that our first installment of “Room at the Top” at 100 Barclay for 2016 was a resounding success! Over 30 professionals from the real estate and arts & culture worlds gathered at 100 Barclay for a completely booked private tour… Continue reading

“Room at the Top” to Visit 100 Barclay

David V. Griffin, Founder & CEO of Landmark Branding LLC, and Jennifer Wallace, Co-Founder of leading arts advisory firm nAscent Art New York, are pleased to announce an upcoming event in our networking series “Room at the Top,” to be held at 100 Barclay, the Barclay Vesey Building, later this March. Along with top Douglas Elliman… Continue reading

630 Fifth Avenue, The International Building

The tallest building of Rockefeller Center to front Fifth Avenue, the International Building at 630 Fifth Avenue was originally planned as a variation on the theme established with La Mason Francaise and The British Empire Building to the south.  The two protruding lower wings of the 41-story skyscraper were to be dubbed the Palazzo D’Italia… Continue reading

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

620 Fifth Avenue, The British Empire Building

The British Empire Building at 620 Fifth Avenue is a mirror image of La Masion Francaise save for its sculpture, here consisting of small figurative works by artist Carl Paul Jennewien, seemingly floating in space beneath a stylized lion and unicorn.  The figures represent peoples and resources controlled by the British Empire in the UK,… Continue reading