111 Murray Street

In 2013, St. John’s University sold the building at 101 Murray Street in Tribeca to a trio of developers: Steven Witkoff, Howard Lorber, and Fisher Brothers. With a price of $223 million, plans to recreate the block as a luxury residential tower put it among the highest amount developers had ever paid for buildable land in downtown Manhattan. Continue reading

56 Leonard Street Facade

In 2007, New York-based luxury condominium and hotel developer the Alexico Group purchased the land at 56 Leonard Street in Tribeca from the New York Law School for $150 million. Continue reading

685 First Ave Interior

The buildings of Manhattan tends to invoke a particular feeling. Classic beauty and form. Iconic structure. Urban elegance. Every so often, however, a new building rises in the skyline that gives Manhattan a new dimension. Continue reading

Woolworth Building

I’m a great movie buff, and a great lover of Manhattan architecture.

In the Hollywood classic Winner Take All, James Cagney’s character sends his beloved a postcard from New York featuring The Woolworth Building. Continue reading

53 West 53 Jean Nouvel

Walking by a construction site in Midtown Manhattan the other day, I took a few snapshots: Continue reading

Brownstone NYC

How many total buildings are in Manhattan? The short (but correct) answer is – nobody knows.

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Zaha Hadid 520 West 28 Street

The career of Zaha Hadid (1950 – 2016), one of the greatest, truly revolutionary architects of twentieth and twenty first centuries, span a little over thirty-five years. Continue reading

30 Park Place

Four Seasons Private Residences at 30 Park Place in New York is a stellar new mixed-use hotel and condominium building in Tribeca.

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Bjarke Ingels Via 57

Hell’s Kitchen is the neighborhood stretching alongside Hudson from West 42nd to West 57th Street, where a real estate investor today can earn a hell of a lot of money.

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Hudson Yards Seen From Highline

Hudson Yards is a massive redevelopment project, happening on the 28-acre parcel of land between 30th and 34th Streets and 10tn and 12th Avenues.

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