A haughty proto-PostModern cube enlivened by a columned entryway and pseudo-Beaux Arts chandeliers (a surprisingly successful touch from architect Jeff Sydness), 522 Fifth Avenue is currently under renovation at the ground floors. The building was originally constructed in 1896 as the famed Sherry Hotel by McKim, Mead & White; it was stripped of its ornate exterior… Continue reading
Landmark Branding is pleased to announce the third in an ongoing series of articles by David V. Griffin for Honest Building’s blog. Here Griffin speaks with Kevin R. Wang of KRW Realty Advisors and architect Vincent Iacobellis of Design Republic on the comprehensive renovation of 501 Madison Avenue, an Art Deco skyscraper designed for the… Continue reading
One of one of only a handful of cast iron façades on Fifth Avenue itself, 242 Fifth Avenue is a currently under renovation. We’ll be revisiting when it emerges from its scaffolding.
Landmark Branding is pleased to announce the second in an ongoing series of articles by David V. Griffin for Honest Building’s Community blog. Here Griffin speaks with John Monaco, partner at Herald Square Properties, the asset managers for 292 Madison Avenue, regarding the Marciano International Group’s renovation of the classic Pre-War Midtown East structure, shown… Continue reading
We’re pleased to link to a recent article in Real Estate Weekly by Landmark Branding LLC Founder & CEO David V. Griffin. Titled “Renovation, restoration the trend in Midtown East,” the article looks at a number of major building projects that restore and reinvent some of the district’s classic office towers after the stalling of a… Continue reading