The Seagram Building is a skyscraper, located at 375 Park Avenue, between 52nd Street and 53rd Street in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. The integral plaza, building, stone faced lobby and distinctive glass and bronze exterior were designed by German-American architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Philip Johnson designed the interior of The Four Seasons and Brasserie restaurants. Severud Associates were the structural engineering consultants.The building stands 515 feet (157 m) tall with 38 stories, and was completed in 1958. It stands as one of the most notable examples of the functionalist aesthetic and a prominent instance of corporate modernism. It was designed as the headquarters for the Canadian distillers Joseph E. Seagram's & Sons with the active interest of Phyllis Lambert, the daughter of Samuel Bronfman, Seagram's CEO. It has the worst Energy Star rating of any building in New York, at 3 out of 100.The building is owned by Aby Roxsen's RFR Holdings.
277 Park Avenue is an office building in the Midtown Manhattan neighborhood of New York City. It stands on the east side of Park Avenue between 47th and 48th Streets; it is 687ft tall, with 50 floors.The building currently houses parts of JPMorgan Chase's Investment Bank, Commercial Bank, and other corporate functions. JP Morgan's takeover of Bear Stearns in 2008 resulted in most investment banking employees moving to 383 Madison Avenue to reduce the leased real estate footprint in Midtown. 277 Park Avenue remains under the ownership of the family-owned Stahl Organization, the building's original developer.Previous tenants have included Penthouse Magazine, Schlumberger, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, and Chemical Bank (Predecessor to today's JPMorgan Chase). The office building opened on July 13, 1964.An apartment building designed by McKim, Mead, and White previously occupied the site. One tenant of that building was the presidential campaign of John F. Kennedy.TenantsAcademy SecuritiesAustralia and New Zealand Banking GroupCassidy TurleyCozen O’ConnorThe HartfordJPMorgan ChaseContinental Grain CompanyMHP Real Estate ServicesAgricultural Bank of ChinaBank of India, US OperationsRaymond James & Associates
1717 Broadway is a skyscraper located in Manhattan, New York City, United States, and is the tallest hotel in North America. The building contains two hotels, the Courtyard New York Manhattan/Central Park and the Residence Inn New York Manhattan/Central Park, with a total of 639 rooms. The glass-clad building is located on the Northwest corner of 54th Street and Broadway.
The Century (Central Park West, Manhattan)Distance: 0.9 miCompetitive Analysis 25 Central Park West New York, NY 10023
The Century is a 1931 Art Deco apartment building located at Central Park West and 63rd Street in Manhattan, New York City. It was constructed at a cost of $6.5 million and designed by the firm of Irwin S. Chanin.Architecturally, it is cast in the Art Deco style, which causes it stand out from many of its neighbors, which are designed in the Beaux-Arts style. The structure was added to the National Register of Historic Places, as a contributing property to the Central Park West Historic District, in 1982. The building, also part of a local historic district, is one of the three tallest structures within the boundaries of the district. A tenant-landlord dispute at The Century was ongoing for most of the 1980s. As of 2010, properties within the building sold for as much as US$19,000,000.
The Fuller Building is an office skyscraper in Manhattan located at 41 East 57th Street on the corner of Madison Avenue. It was built for the Fuller Construction Company in 1929 after they moved from the Flatiron Building. The building was designed by Walker & Gillette in the Art Deco style, although in a very conservative fashion. The building's exterior features architectural sculpture by Elie Nadelman, and the interior has richly decorated vestibules and lobbies featuring marble walls, bronze detailing, and mosaic floors.Christopher Gray wrote in The New York Times about the building that "t was built in 1929 as a jazz-age testament to the emerging commercial chic of 57th Street," while the AIA Guide to New York City calls it "he Brooks Brothers of Art Deco: black, gray and white."The building was designated a New York City Landmark in 1986.Art galleriesThe Fuller Building is known for housing a number of New York's most important galleries including the André Emmerich Gallery (closed), the Robert Miller Gallery (moved), the Charles Egan Gallery (closed), the David McKee Gallery (moved), David Findlay Jr. Gallery, Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery, Zabriskie Gallery, Andrew Crispo Gallery (closed), and the pioneering Pierre Matisse Gallery (closed), amongst others. Although several galleries have either moved or closed, many newer ones, such as the Jason McCoy Gallery (11th floor), or Auctionata, the online auction house, have taken their place.
Harperly Hall, 41 Central Park West, is an apartment building in Manhattan, New York City, United States. The building is located along prestigious Central Park West and was built in 1910, it opened in 1911. Cast in the Arts and Crafts style, a rarity for New York City, Harperly Hall was designed by Henry W. Wilkerson. The structure was listed as a contributing property to the U.S. federal government designated Central Park West Historic District in 1982 when the district joined the National Register of Historic Places. At one time it was known as the Madonna building as Sean Penn and singer Madonna lived there.HistoryHenry Wilhelm Wilkerson, the building's architect, and a group investors purchased the property at the northwest corner of 64th Street and Central Park West in 1909. The original group included Wilkerson, Mary Bookwalter, a decorator, Dwight Tryon, an artist, Wallace Irwin, a humorist and concert manager Loudon Charlton. According to the corporate papers they filed their goal was to build a cooperative "suitable for artists' studios." The building was named after a manor house in County Durham, England, the Wilkerson's ancestral home.By March 1910 construction on Harperly Hall was nearing completion, the building represented the first housing cooperative in the Central Park West area. The building officially opened in 1911 with 76 apartments.ArchitectureThe building at 41 Central Park West was designed by architect Henry W. Wilkerson. Wilkerson's design is unique from the typical apartment building design of the day. Wilkerson, who had little experience designing apartment-houses, used the Arts and Crafts style liberally, throughout the structure. Though the building is cast mostly in the Arts and Crafts style, a rarity for New York City, it does contain elements of the Neo-Italian Renaissance style.
36 East 72nd Street is a luxury residential housing cooperative in Manhattan, New York City. In 1995 it was ranked among the top 10 cooperative buildings in Manhattan by the New Yorker Magazine. Well-known residents have included Robert Agostinelli, Carlos Brillembourg, Michael Smith, James Costos and Olivier Berggruen. The 15-story, 1927 building has only 17 apartments.