Sculptural Design Wows in Chelsea – 520 West 28th Street

The architecture along The High Line offers a wide array of ingenuity and flair.  The area immediately surrounding the elevated park has become fertile ground for the world's finest architects to create inspirational designs.   The High Line has not only become a favorable place to build but also a commanding venue from which to admire.  The greenway offers a keen vantage point to fully appreciate the three-dimensional forms of these dramatic ...

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100 Barclay Street: An Iconic Downtown Skyscraper Transformed

Manhattan can be defined as a city of sharp contrasts, particularly when it comes to architecture.  Yesterday’s wonderment stands small against the skyward towers of today.   There is no greater contrast than the one between 100 Barclay Street and One World Trade Center at the intersection of Vesey Strèet and West Street in downtown Manhattan.  100 Barclay Street, a triumphant skyscraper of the early twentieth century is diminutive against One World ...

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A Showstopper in Hell’s Kitchen – 547 West 47th Street

The West at 547 West 47th Street makes an immediate mark on the evolving streetscape of Manhattan’s Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood. The elevation of this modern-day classic combines the past with the present. The result is a divine piece of architecture that will endure as a showstopper for decades to follow.   So with deep admiration for this statement design we anoint 547 West 47th Street as the newest edition to our “Buildings ...

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A Monument to Brooklyn Past – One Hanson Place

One Hanson Place, more commonly known as the Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower, has served the Brooklyn skyline well for almost a century.   Prior to the recent building boom in the borough, the multi-tiered Art Deco structure provided a beacon for Brooklynites. Essentially, it was a tower of one from 1929 to 2009 while it reigned as Brooklyn's tallest building. Today, the Brooklyn skyline is cluttered with skyscrapers, many of which have soared ...

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Historical Roots in FiDi – 3 Hanover Square

3 Hanover Square is a prewar co-op with a historical pedigree located just south of Wall Street in lower Manhattan. It is just one of a handful of residential co-ops in the Financial District (FiDi) and has been a favorite among locals since being repurposed to residential use in the mid 1980s. The storied limestone building, located at the northwest corner of Pearl Street and William Street, opened in 1923 as ...

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