Vacant Lot, SE Corner of 125th Street and Fifth Avenue

125th Street has many architectural high points. The intersection with Fifth Avenue is not one of them.  This vacant lot, while not the only one currently on Fifth Avenue is certainly the oldest such.  Cleared of structures since 1997 and in seeming development limbo, this was once the location of the famed soul food restaurant… Continue reading

520 Fifth Avenue

Once the location of a trio of Beaux Arts commercial buildings, 520 Fifth Avenue is now a vacant lot awaiting a suitably sky-scraping design.