Subscribe

New York City Structures: Low Memorial Library

February 29, 2012, 4:46 pm

“An excellent expression of the neo-Classical style, the monumental domed building is the focal point of the [Columbia University] campus.”

NYC, one building at a time

February 16, 2012, 4:38 am

On West 68th Street, a short distance away from Central Park, sits a building with a curious history.

New York City Structures: Dakota Apartments

February 1, 2012, 6:06 pm

John Lennon lived here until he was shot on the steps. His wife Yoko Ono still resides here. It is one of the most famous structures in the city: the Dakota Apartments.

New York City Structures: E.V. Haughwout Building Sansoviniana in Venice

January 24, 2012, 9:25 pm

When it was constructed in 1857, the E.V. Haughwout building was a mammoth addition to New York’s mostly modest architecture scene.

New York City Structures: National Arts Club: Originally Samuel Tilden House

January 17, 2012, 10:02 pm

Although it is a home designed with protection and a quick escape tunnel, 15 Gramercy Park South never served its intended purpose.

New York City Structures: Washington Irving House

January 11, 2012, 1:56 am

Home of America’s first renowned interior decorator—Elsie de Wolfe—Washington Irving House, located on 122 East 17th Street (also known as 49 Irving Place), is said to [...]

New York City Structures: Ottendorfer Public Library and Former Stuyvesant Polyclinic Hospital

January 4, 2012, 5:52 pm

The East Village has two buildings that could be considered one. They are the same color, by the same architect, practically the same height, but have two contrasting [...]

New York City Structures: Lyceum Theatre

December 21, 2011, 11:58 pm

Broadway's oldest continuously operating legitimate theater, the Lyceum, is also the first Broadway theater designated a landmark.

New York City Structures: Henry Hudson Bridge

December 14, 2011, 8:49 am

The Henry Hudson Bridge celebrated its 75th anniversary on Dec. 12. Opposition from surrounding neighborhoods postponed its original conception in 1904.

New York City Structures: St. Paul’s Chapel

November 29, 2011, 10:04 pm

Known as Manhattan's oldest public building in continuous use, St. Paul's Chapel opened in 1766, and was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1966.

Archive pages:12345...Last
   

GET THE FREE DAILY E-NEWSLETTER


Selected Topics from The Epoch Times

Genevieve Belmaker