"Streetscapes" Columns by Christopher Gray, 1992-1997

[1987-91] [1998- ]
This list covers the appearance of the "Streetscapes" column by Christopher Gray in The New York Times, from March 15, 1987 up to the present day. The subject of the column is the history and architecture of New York City, principally Manhattan, with a secondary emphasis on modern preservation practices and policies. The column was conceived by the late Michael Sterne and has been continued by his successor Michael Leahy. Also included are occasional feature stories by Christopher Gray and elsewhere in the same newspaper.

Although the text of the column is not posted here, it has always appeared in the Sunday Real Estate Section of The New York Times, usually on page six or seven, and is recoverable through normal library techniques. In 1990 Dover Publications published most of the 1987-1989 columns in book form as Changing New York. The Times now offers old columns on the web in two forms. Those less than 365 days old are available free or for a small fee at:

http://archives.nytimes.com/archives/

Older articles are available for a daily search fee of $24 (for unlimited use of the Times archives back to 1980) at:

http://www.lexis-nexis.com/business/products/productRE.html

Thanks to Jeffrey A. Cohen of Bryn Mawr College for preparing this list for posting on the web site of the Society of Architectural Historians. This has offered the author the welcome opportunity to publicly correct published errors; he earnestly solicits correspondence from those who find others, no matter how small.

Christopher Gray
Methistory@aol.com

Key:
c = error, correction published
e = error, no published correction
N = see author's note in this list for amplification
L = subsequent letter to editor published regarding story
Note: The category "designer" cites architects, artists and similar professionals with significant mentions in the text. In cases where credit to a designer was omitted (or later discovered) that name is rendered in parentheses.

The year given after the subject of the column refers to the date of completion and significant later interventions, excepting current work.

DATE BUILDING AND LOCATION DESIGNER
 
01.05.92
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True rowhouses, swc 83rd & RSD (1899) Clarence True
Error: The fronts were orderd to be cut back by the New York State Appellate Court, not the New York State Supreme Court. The Ackermans' house was demolished in 1937, not 1935.
01.12.92 Astor Offices, 21-23 West 26th (1881/1922) Thomas Stent/ Peabody, Wilson & Brown/ Peter Moore/David Mandl
01.19.92 Merchant's Building, swc 4th & Broadway (1908) - cornice replacement William C. Frohne/ Vincent Stramandinoli/ Jan Hird Pokorny/ Darius Toraby
01.26.92 41 Convent Avenue (1910) Henri Fouchaux
02.02.92 Pelham Bay Park - feature article --
02.02.92 City College, Shepard Hall (1907) George B. Post/ Stein Partnership
02.09.92
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John Rogers studio/Kinetoscope parlor, 1157 Broadway (1876) John A. Wood / Norman Cox
02.16.92 Cashman Laundry, 350 Gerard Avenue, Bronx (1932) Cory & Cory/ Thomas Gibson
02.23.92 Apartment, 44 West 77th Street (1909) Harde & Short/ Building Conservation Associates/ Richard Haas/ William A. Hall
03.01.92 Q&A: Ziegfield Theater, nwc 54th & Sixth (1927) Joseph Urban
03.01.92 Q&A: Patchin Place (1849) --
03.01.92 Q&A: Nichols townhouse, 108 East 37th (1920) Charles Platt
03.01.92 Q&A: Builders' Exchange, 29 West 32nd (1908) Clinton & Russell
03.01.92 Q&A: Italian Hospital, 83rd & East River Gaetan Ajello
03.08.92
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Vermeer, 77 Seventh Avenue (1964) - replacement of entire white brick facade Herbert & Clarence Lilien/Philip Birnbaum/ Walter B. Melvin
Error: The project will use 350,000 brick, not 260,000.
03.15.92
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Fluxus loft, 80 Wooster Street (1895) Gilbert Schellenger
03.22.92
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Bronx Coliseum, Bronx (1926/1928) --
Error: The word "coliseum" was inexplicably inserted in two passages.John Molitor/ Louis Kahn/ Frank W. Skinner
03.29.92 Apartment, 829 Park Avenue (1911) - window colors Pickering & Walker
04.05.92 Glossary of terms: brownstone, rowhouse, townhouse, etc. - sidebar in Real Estate Section --
04.05.92 NY Yacht Club, 37 West 44th (1901) Warren & Wetmore
04.12.92
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Casa Italiana, 117th & Amsterdam (1927) McKim, Mead & White/ Buttrick White & Burtis/ Italo Rota
Error: The joint institute is the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America.
04.19.92 De-stooped rowhouses, 117-119 West 74th (1888/1965) J. M. Dunn/ Morris Kweller/ Joseph Feingold
04.26.92 Paine garage, 40 East 70 (1918) C. P. H. Gilbert/ Giorgio Cavaglieri/ Gerhard Karplus
05.03.92 Belnord, 225 West 86th (1909) - Is an enclosed courtyard an "exterior" Landmark? Hiss & Weekes/ Anthony DiGuiseppe
05.10.92 Dewey Arch, Madison Square (1898) Charles R. Lamb/ Karl Bitter/ Daniel Chester French/ Philip Martiny/ Bradford Lee Gilbert
05.17.92 PS 20, West 109th, Amsterdam-Broadway (1898) - lst H-plan school C. B. J. Snyder
05.24.92 French Building, nec 45th & Fifth (1927) Fred French/ H. Douglas Ives/ John Sloan/ Wiss, Janney, Elstner
05.31.92
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Keller School, 35 East 62nd (1905) George Keller
06.07.92 Q&A: firehouse, 159 East 85th (1863) --
06.07.92 Q&A: 114 West 86th, Davies concert Arthur B. Davies
06.07.92 Q&A: marquee, 139 East 66th (1918) Rouse& Goldstone
06.07.92 Q&A: Hobey Baker/Pine house, 261 Madison (1864) --
06.07.92 Q&A: brownstone, 14 East 126th (1875) --
06.07.92 Q&A: Zabriskie house, Bronx (1859) --
06.14.92 Empire State Building (1931) - new windows Shreve, Lamb & Harmon/ William Shopsin
06.21.92 Model Tenements, swc 42nd & Tenth (1901) Ernest Flagg
06.28.92 Jackson Heights Garden Apartments, Queens (1917-1925) George H. Wells/ Andrew J. Thomas
07.05.92 Glen Span Arch & Cascade, Central Park (1865) Olmsted & Vaux
07.12.92 Battle for Penn Station (1960's) - young modernist architects present, preservation establishment absent McKim, Mead & White/ Louis Kahn/Hugh Stubbins/Percival Goodman/Peter Samton/ Ulrich Franzen/Aldo Giurgola/etc.
07.19.92 Bronx Zoo, Bronx Heins & Lafarge/ A. Phimister Proctor/ Wallace Harrison
07.26.92 F. Berkeley Smith stable/studio, 129 East 19th (1861/1899/1903) August Pauli/ Craig F. R. Drake/ Robert H. Robertson
08.02.92 "the oldest photo of New York City" --
08.09.92 NYCHA rowhouse alterations, 125-141 West 93rd Street (1887/1950's) William J. Merritt/ Gustave Iser/ Vincek & Petrocci
08.16.92
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"Original" bluestone sidewalk, Columbus Avenue --
Error: the number of surviving bluestone slabs on Columbus Avenue is 65, not 36.
08.23.92 Riverside Apartments, Brooklyn (1870's) William Field/ R. M. Kliment
08.30.92 Emmet Building, sec 29th & Madison (1912) Barney & Colt/ Walter B. Melvin
09.06.92 Q&A: Knoedler/Schraffts, 556 Fifth (1913/1925) Carrere & Hastings/ Charles E. Birge
09.06.92 Q&A: Young fish market, sec 75th & Lex (1878/1926) Schwartz & Gross
09.06.92 Q&A: 820 Park Avenue (1926/1941) Harry Allan Jacobs/ Cross & Cross
09.06.92 Q&A: Clinton Court/Menconi studios, 424 West 46th (1850/1871/1919/1958) --
09.13.92 American Bank Note, Hunts Point, Bronx (1911) Kirby, Pettit & Green
09.20.92 Apartment, 2 East 67th Street (1930) - addressmanship Rosario Candela
09.27.92 Hall of Fame, Bronx (1901) - questionable cleaning of bronze statues McKim, Mead & White/ William A. Hall
10.04.92 One Fifth Avenue (1928) Harvey Wiley Corbett/ Sugarman & Berger
10.11.92 Grand Central rail yards, Park Avenue, 45th-50th (1910's) Warren & Wetmore
10.11.92 Cleaning buildings - feature article --
10.18.92
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Ball, Black store, 565 Broadway (1860/1894) John Kellum/ Little & O'Connor
10.25.92 Hatch residence, 153 East 63rd Street (1919) Frederick Sterner/ 1100 Architects
11.01.92 Apartment, 10 Gracie Square (1930) Pennington & Lewis/ Van Wart & Wein/ Darius Toraby
11.08.92 Grace PE Church, Henry & Grace Court (1848) Richard Upjohn/ Page Cowley/ Integrated Conservation Resources
11.15.92
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40 Wall Street (1930) - height race w/ Chrysler H. Craig Severance
11.22.92 Limited height apartment house, 655 Park Avenue (1924) Mott Schmidt/ J. E. R. Carpenter/ Delano & Aldrich
11.29.92
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Brinckerhoff Stable, 123 East 77th (1882) A. B. Ogden/ William Ballard/ Alfredo deVido
12.06.92 Q&A: St. Joseph's Asylum, 402 East 90th (1898/1918/1986) A. F. A. Schmitt
12.06.92 Q&A: Craftsman Building, 6 East 39th (1912) Schwartz & Gross/ Gustav Stickley
12.06.92 Q&A: Labor Temple, 244 East 14th (1925) Emery Roth
12.06.92 Q&A: Ormonde, 101 East 86th (1887) John G. Prague
12.06.92 Q&A: Woodrow Court, 565 West 169th (1918) George F. Pelham
12.13.92 Chatsworth Apartments, 344 West 72nd (1904) - Trump project to seal up lot line windows John E. Scharsmith/ SOM
12.20.92 St. Paul the Apostle Church, swc 60th & Columbus (1885) Stanford White/ John Lafarge/ Jeremiah O'Rourke/ Eggers Group
12.27.92 Belleclaire, swc 77th & Broadway (1903) Emery Roth
01.03.93 Queens Aviary, Queens (1964) Buckminster Fuller/ Eggers & Higgins/ Clarke & Rapuano/ Andrews & Clark/ Mark K. Morrison
01.10.93 Barthman Clock, 174 Broadway (1897/?) C.P.H. Gilbert
01.17.93 White brick apartment fix-up, 200 East 84th (1962) Leo Stillman/ Andrew Fredman
01.24.93 New kind of construction scaffolding, 44 West 77th (1935/1960's) David Beatty/Roy Euker
01.31.93 Grand Hotel, sec 31st & Broadway (1868) Henry Englebert/ Building Conservation Assoc.
02.07.93 Boulevard House, nwc 100th & Broadway (1871) --
02.14.93 The Cragswold, Scarsdale, NY (1928) -- restoration of steel casement windows Townsend, Steinle & Haskell/ John Seekircher
02.21.93 Proctor townhouse, 11 East 52nd St., (Austrian Cultural Center) (1905) Trowbridge & Livingston/ Raimund Abraham
02.28.93 New Central Park West lamppost design (1993) Kent Bloomer
03.07.93 Q&A: 101 Park Avenue (1911) Ewing & Chappell/ Lafarge & Morris
03.07.93 Q&A: "George Washington slept here?", 1773 Sedgewick, Bronx (1880'S) --
03.07.93 Q&A: Coffee House Club, 70 West 45th St. (1860/1917) Henon & Boyle
03.07.93 Q&A: Theater/office, 156 West 44th St. (1925) George Keister
03.07.93 Q&A: The Hohenzollern, 495 West End Avenue (1908) George F. Pelham
03.14.93 Wall Street bombing, 23 Wall (1914) Trowbridge & Livingston
03.21.93 Hamilton Grange, 287 Convent (1802/1889) John McComb, Jr.
03.28.93 "Redwood Curtain" set, Lanford Wilson play (1993) [Arts Section] John Lee Beatty
03.28.93
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Empire/Eltinge Theater, 236 West 42nd - movie set alterations (1912/1993) Thomas Lamb/ Eugenio Zanetti/ John Stevens
04.04.93
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Della Robbia Room, Vanderbilt Hotel, swc 34th & Park (1912/1967) Warren & Wetmore / Rookwood Pottery/ Schuman, Lichtenstein & Claman
04.11.93 Pier A, Hudson River (1886/1902) George S. Greene/ Beyer Blinder Belle/ Robert Silman
04.18.93 St. Peters Hospital, Brooklyn (1889/1964) William Schickel/ Wechsler & Schimenti/ Stanley Maurer
04.25.93
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Allenhurst, sec 100th & Broadway (1908) - Facade inspection requirements, Local Law 10 of 1980 William L. Rouse
05.02.93 Tenement, 950-952 Bergen, Brooklyn (1892) William J. Conway
05.09.93 Williamsburg Houses, Brooklyn (1938) William Lescaze/ Vincek & Petrocci/ Goodkind & O'Dea
05.16.93 Book Review letter re: Elizabeth Hawes "New York, New York" - Dakota --
05.16.93
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Great Lawn/Ballfields, Central Park (1871/1933) Olmsted & Vaux
Note: the date that the lawn was permanently covered with ballfields remains elusive.
05.23.93 First Church of Christ, Scientist, nwc 96th & Central Park West (1903) Carrere & Hastings/ Robert Silman/ Li-Saltzman
05.30.93 Replacement sidewalks, upper Riverside Drive/Andrew Jackson apartment, nec 149th and Riverside (1911) George & Edward Blum
06.06.93 Thalia Theater, swc 95th & Broadway (1936) Ben Schlanger/ Raymond Irrera/ Michael Gotkin
06.13.93
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Q&A: Grand Central boiler house, East 49th Street (1912) Reed & Stem/ Warren & Wetmore
Correction: The boiler house was between Park and Lexington, not Lexington and Third.
06.13.93 Q&A: Bradley rowhouses, 4-6 East 68th (1881) John G. Prague
06.13.93 Q&A: Knickerbocker apartments, sec 28th & Fifth (1883) Ernest Flagg/ Charles W. Clinton
06.13.93 Q&A: earlier Empire State Building, 646 Broadway (1897) (DeLemos & Cordes)
06.13.93 Q&A: Chez Morgue playhouse, 118 East 29th (1851) Moses Larkin
06.20.93 110-118 Riverside Drive (1929) - uniformity of window replacement Gronenberg & Leuchtag
06.27.93 83rd Precinct, Wilson & DeKalb, Brooklyn (1895) William B. Tubby
07.04.93 Foreclosed apartment house, 823 Park Avenue (1912/1942) - the Depression on Park Avenue A. D. Pickering/ Louis S. Weeks
07.11.93
L, c
Liberty Theater asbestos curtain, 234 West 42nd (1901/1910's) Henry Herts/ F. Richards Anderson/ Joseph Urban
Correction: The state agency is the 42nd Street Development Project, Inc.
07.18.93
L
Bickford's, nec 45th & Lexington (1930) F. Russell Stuckert/ James C. Jao
07.25.93
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New York Life Building, 346 Broadway (1898) Stephen D. Hatch/ McKim, Mead & White
08.01.93 "nothing" house fixup, 125 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn (1952) Morris Rothstein/ Joseph Stella
08.08.93
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Gouverneur Hospital and murals, Old Slip (1901/1936) John R. Thomas/ Raymond Almirall/ Abram Champanier
08.15.93 Dakota, nwc 72nd & Central Park West - myth of origin of name (1884) Henry J. Hardenbergh
08.22.93 Moore/Stokes townhouse, 4 East 54th (1900) McKim, Mead & White/ SCR Design
08.29.93
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Central Park Reservoir squatters --
09.05.92
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Q&A: 910 Fifth Avenue (1920/1955) Fred F. French/ Sylvan & Robert Bien
Error: Mr. Bien's firm is the Eggers Group, not Eggers & Higgins.
09.05.93 Q&A: Builder's cartouche, 161 West 75th (1926) Rosario Candela/(Gaetan Ajello)
09.05.93 Q&A: Beekman Theater, 65th & Third (1952) SOM/ Fellheimer & Wagner
9.05.93 Q&A: Maxine Elliott house, 3 East 81st (1908) Hunt & Hunt
09.05.93 Q&A: The Cleveland, 126 East 24th (1847/1875/1939) Renwick & Sands/ Samuel Lichtenstein
09.12.93 old Whitney Museum, 10 West 8th (1931) Noel & Miller/ Thomas Hart Benton/ Bruce Buttfield/ Karl Free/ Robert Chanler/ Li-Saltzman
09.19.93 Wadleigh High, 215 West 114th (1902) C. B. J. Snyder
09.26.93 "Wild" garden, 1107 Fifth Avenue (1986) William L. Rouse/ Alice Ireys/ Penelope Maynard/ Jeannette Anderson
10.03.93 Awnings, 180 Riverside Drive Schwartz & Gross/ Robert Bien
10.10.93 Northern Dispensary, Waverly Place (1831/1855) John Tucker
10.17.93 Blum & Blum book by Susan Tunick and Andrew Dolkart Blum & Blum/ Albert Mayer
10.24.93 Yankee Stadium, Bronx (1923/1975) Osborn Engineering
10.24.93 Majestic, swc 74nd & Central Park West (1931) - chronology in The City section Irwin S. Chanin/ Jacques Delamarre
10.24.93 "Age of Innocence" movie sets - in Arts sectionDante Ferretti --
10.31.93 Ansonia, nwc 73rd & Broadway (1904) W. E. D. Stokes/ Paul E. M. Duboy/ Frank Farinella
11.07.93 Apartment, 1040 Park Avenue (1925) - animal sculpture Delano & Aldrich
11.14.93 79th Street Transverse Rock Tunnel (1871) Vaux & Olmsted
11.21.93
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Macy's Holdout, nwc 34th & Broadway (1903) William H. Hume
Correction: The correct owner is the Rockaway (not Rockwood) Company; it acquired the site in 1963, not 1945.
11.28.93 Godmothers League, 255 West 71st (1950) Sylvan Bien
11.28.93 Chemists' Club, 52 East 41st (1911) York & Sawyer/ Stephen B. Jacobs
11.28.93 DeNiro sign restoration, 375 Greenwich (1950's) --
12.06.93
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Q&A: Simpson store, 133 West 42nd (1939) Mellor & Allen
Correction: The published photograph shows 131 West 42nd Street.
12.06.93 Q&A: rowhouses, ws West End, 76th-77th (1891) Lamb & Rich
12.06.93 Q&A: Employment Centre, 80 Warren (1942) Henry Oehrig
12.06.93
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Q&A: Hoyt house, nwc 79th & Park (1916) Howells & Stokes/ Philip Birnbaum
Correction: The picture caption says 70th and Park, but 79th is the correct location.
12.12.93 Adams Store, Sixth Avenue, 21st-22nd (1902) De Lemos & Cordes/ By Three Group
12.19.93 "Yes, Virginia" house, 115 East 95th (1880's) Charles T. Mott
12.26.93 7 Gracie Square - complete facade replacement (1929) Arthur Crisp/ George B. Post/Feld, Kaminetsky & Cohen
01.02.94 Bridle Paths, Central Park (1863) Olmsted & Vaux
01.09.94 Campbell private office, Grand Central Terminal (1924) A. N. Allen
01.16.94 Conservatory, Bronx Botanical Garden (1900) - re-restoration Lord & Burnham/ Edward L. Barnes/ Beyer Blinder Belle/ Ove Arup
01.23.94 Duke mansion, nec 78th & Fifth (1912) Horace Trumbauer/ Julian Abele
01.30.94 Rowhouse/Porno store, nec Canal & West Broadway (1824/1870) - most Landmark violations Hubert & Pirsson/ Thomas Savino
02.06.94 Osborne, nwc 57th & Seventh (1885) James E. Ware/ Robert Bien/ Walter Melvin/ Paul Segal
02.13.94
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Decorated construction sheds Einstein & Co./ Beyer Blinder Belle/ Evergreen Painting/ Rosenberg-Kolb/ Dente & Christina
Correction: The designer of the Jekyll & Hyde shed is not Rosenberg-Kolb, but the owner, D. R. Finley.
02.20.94 American Radiator, 40 West 40th (1924) Raymond Hood
02.27.94 Kahn Mansion, nec 91st & Fifth (1919) C. P. H. Gilbert/ J. Armstrong Stenhouse/ Building Conservation Associates
03.06.94 Q&A: 940 Park Avenue (1926) George & Edward Blum
03.06.94 Q&A: Jones house, Bay Ridge (1917) J. Sarsfield Kennedy
03.06.94 Q&A: Hotel Gerard, 123 West 44th (1894) George Keister
03.06.94 Q&A: Bramhall Playhouse, 138 East 27th (1915+) --
03.13.94 Irving/deWolfe house, swc 17th & Irving (1844/1890's) Elsie deWolfe
03.20.94 Stewart store, nec Chambers & Broadway (1846) Trench & Snook/ Beyer Blinder Belle
03.27.94 Provident Loan, 153 East 60th (1930) Renwick, Aspinwall & Guard
04.03.94
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Jefferson Market, Sixth Avenue & 10th (1877) Frederick Withers/ Giorgio Cavaglieri/ Joseph Pell Lombardi
04.10.94 Hotel Pierre, sec 61st & Fifth (1930) Schultze & Weaver
04.17.94 Dymaxion kitchen, Forest Hills, Queens (1939) Guyon L. C. Earle/ Buckminster Fuller
04.24.94
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C. J. Walker townhouse, 108 West 136th (1915) Vertner Tandy
05.01.94 Hearst apartment, 137 Riverside (1922?) Charles E. Birge/ Siris-Coombs
05.08.94 Tiny buildings on Park Avenue - Real Estate Section feature --
05.08.94 Bronx Terminal Market, Bronx (1935) Samuel Oxhandler/ John D. Churchill/ Albert W. Lewis
05.15.94 Tudor City Gardens, Prospect Place, 41st-43rd Streets (1927/1950) Fred F. French/ Sheffield Arnold/ J. J. Levinson
05.22.94 Harlem Fire Tower, Mount Morris Park (1856) Julius Kroehl/ Nina Kroehl/ Medhat Salam
05.29.94 Rockfeller house, 4 West 54th (1865/1881) --
06.05.94 Q&A: 5 East 68th/8 East 69th (1892/1894) - curious duplicate houses Peabody & Stearns
06.05.94 Q&A: Hearst "chapel", Columbus Circle Building (1915) --
06.05.94 Q&A: Cliff Dwelling, sec 96th & Riverside (1916) Herman Lee Meader
06.12.94
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1050 Fifth Avenue (1961) - modern building included in historic district Wechsler & Schimenti
06.19.94
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Wing A, American Museum of Natural History (1877) Vaux & Mould/ Roche, Dinkeloo/ Ralph Appelbaum
Correction: The photo credit should not read Office for Metropolitan History, but American Museum of Natural History.
06.26.94
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718-730 St. Nicholas Avenue rowhouses (1889) A. B. Jennings
Correction: the stabilization cost if $99,000, not $991,000.
07.03.94 Amalgamated Dwellings, 504 Grand Street (1932) Springsteen & Goldhammer
07.10.94 Burden house, 7 East 91st (1905) Warren, Wetmore & Morgan
07.17.94 Prospect Park, Nethermead Arch, Brooklyn (1874) Vaux & Olmsted
07.24.94 Apartment, 409 Edgecombe Avenue (1917) Schwartz & Gross
07.31.94 Brooklyn Paramount, Brooklyn (1928) Rapp & Rapp/ Mitchell-Giurgola
08.04.94 Researching house histories [Home Section article] --
08.07.94 Morris house, sec 85th & Park (1914) Ernest Flagg
08.14.94 Gramercy elevator ("oldest"), 34 Gramercy Park East (1883) George DaCunha/ Elisha Otis/ Robert Meadows
08.21.92
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Brearley School , 610 East 83rd - tradition of high-rise school buildings (1930) Henry Rutgers Marshall/ McKim, Mead & White/ Benjamin W. Morris/ Platt & Byard/ Robert Silman
Error: one of the picture captions locates the second school at 62nd and Park, but it was 61st.
08.28.94 Seligman house, 30 West 56th (1902) C. P. H. Gilbert
08.28.94 Post-Closing Surprises [Real Estate Section Feature] --
09.04.94 Q&A: World War I Arch, 24th & Fifth (1918) Thomas Hastings
09.04.94 Q&A: Majestic Theater, Columbus Circle (1903) John H. Duncan
09.04.94 Q&A: Guggenheim museum, 24 East 54th (1937) Cross & Cross/ William Muschenscheim/ Joan Xceron
09.04.94 Q&A: apartment, 81 Irving Place (1930) George F. Pelham
09.11.94
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DeForest house, 9 East 10th (1888) Van Campen Taylor/ Lockwood deForest/ Helpern Architects
09.18.94
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YWCA, 7 East 15th (1997) Robert H. Robertson/ Anita Brandt
Correction: The library space has not been divided; it retains its original height.
09.25.94 Swiss Home, 35 West 67th (1905) John E. Scharsmith
10.02.94 St. Mark's Avenue, Staten Island (1890's) Edward A. Sargeant
10.09.94 Astor Row, 8-62 West 130th (1883) Charles Buek
10.16.94 City Hospital, Blackwell's Island (1861) Renwick & Auchmuty
10.23.94 Scribner House, 9 East 66th (1912) Ernest Flagg
10.30.94 Hopkins Building, 75 Murray Street (1858) James Bogardus
11.06.94 Mills House #1, 160 Bleecker Street (1897) Ernest Flagg
11.13.92
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Harperly Hall, 1 West 64th Street Henry Wilkinson/ Mary Bookwalter/ Henry Mercer/ Mary Bookwalter
Error: although period documents equally use the spelling "Harperley" and "Harperly", I have since discovered the original safe in the basement of the building, and also a period photograph of a painted sign on the west (lot line) elevation of the building. Both these use the spelling "Harperly" which I now am convinced is the correct one. "Harperley" was used in the story.
11.20.94 Blumstein's, 230 West 125th Street (1923) - black boycott in 1930's Kohn & Butler
11.27.94 Chaloner Studios, 330-338 West 55th (1920) - common garden scheme Emery Roth/ Joy Duchon
12.04.94 Q&A: Brooklyn Times Printing Plant (1930) Ely Jacques Kahn
12.04.94 Q&A: Peace House, nec 109th & Fifth (1923) Fred F. French
12.04.94 Q&A: AT&T statue, 195 Broadway (1914) Evelyn Longman
12.04.94 Q&A: Williams office, swc Broome & Broadway (1896) John T. Williams
12.11.94 Triebel studio, 6 Macdougal Alley (1839/1902) Andrew Knox
12.18.94 Decker Building, 33 Union Square West (1893) John H. Edelman/ Alfred Zucker/ Louis H. Sullivan/ Joseph Pell Lombardi
12.25.94 Church of the Master, 122nd & Morningside (1893/1972) William C. Haskell/ Victor Christ-Janer
01.01.95 Haughwout Building, nec Broome & Broadway (1857/1892) John P. Gaynor/ Daniel Badger/ Elisha Otis/ Freeman & Bloodgood/ Joseph Pell Lombardi
01.08.95 59 South Elliott Place, Brooklyn (1864/1892) Robert Silman
01.15.95 General Electric Building, swc 51st & Lexington (1931) Cross & Cross/ WCA Design Group
01.22.95 1088 Park Avenue (1926) - new vs. old windows Mott Schmidt
01.29.95
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Master Apts., nec 103rd & Riverside (1929) H. W. Corbett
02.05.95 Duke-Seamans House, sec 82nd & Fifth (1901/1930's/1984) A. M. Welch/ Karl Bock/ Gerald Allen
02.12.95
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Ehrich Brothers Store, nwc 22nd & Sixth (1889+) William Schickel/ Taylor & Levi/ Hartford Faience/ Frank Richard Gencorelli
02.19.95
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Park Avenue Railroad Viaduct, 110th - 130th (1897) Walter Katt/ Steinman, Boynton, Gronquist & Birdsall/ di Domenico & Partners
Correction: The railroad bridge over the river was replaced in 1956, not 1940.
02.26.95 Frank Freeman, Architect, Exhibit Frank Freeman
03.05.95
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Q&A: U.S. Army Building, 39 Whitehall (1886/1983) Stephen D. Hatch/ Schuman, Lichtenstein, Claman & Efron
03.05.95 Q&A: Private Stable, 109 West 17th (1870) Charles Mettam/ Martin V. B. Ferdon
03.05.95
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Q&A: New York Hospital, nwc Hudson & Jay (1893) Cady, Berg & See
Correction: It was Presbyterian Hospital that was at 70th and Park in the 1890's; New York Hospital was on 15th between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.
03.12.95 James T. Lee, Developer: 998 Fifth, 280 Riverside, Shelton Hotel, 740 Park (1910's/1920's) Willliam Rouse/ McKim, Mead & White/ Arthur Loomis Harmon/ Rosario Candela
03.19.95
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Wing A, Metropolitan Museum of Art (1880/1935/1954) Vaux & Mould/ Otto Eggers/ O'Connor & Kilham/ Kevin Roche
Correction: The picture credit was omitted - it should have been "Collection of Herbert Mitchell".
03.26.95 Washington/Field Building, 1 Broadway (1884/1887/1922) Edward H. Kendall/ Walter B. Chambers/ Stephan Cohan
04.02.95 Temple Emanu-El, swc 55th & Lexington (1872/1948) Henry Fernbach/ James Riely Gordon/ Ahrens & Maher/ Kopple & Associates
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Marble Twins, 647 Fifth (1904/1937) Hunt & Hunt/ Paul Verpilleux/ Laboratorio Associati
Correction: Sidney Horenstein said that the original buildings were faced with limestone, not marble.
Note: How the buildings acquired their name (which was used as early as 1905) is not clear.
04.16.95 Old Saks, 34th & Sixth (1902/1967) Buchman & Fox/ Maurice Levien
04.23.95 Metropolitan Opera, nwc 39th & Broadway (1883/1967) - preservation battle J. C. Cady
04.30.95 "Dead End" set - by Sidney Kingsley/ River House, 435 East 52nd/ 60 Sutton Place South (1931/1935/1955) Norman Bel Geddes/ Bottomley, Wagner & White/ Arthur Weiser
05.07.95 Old Lord & Taylor Building, swc 20th & Broadway (1870/1914) J. H. Giles/ John H. Duncan/ Daniel Bernstein
05.14.95 West 76th Street, New York Historical Society Additions (1890's/1920's) George F. Pelham
05.21.95 Flint townhouse, 109 East 39th Street (1887/1926) Henry Kilburn/ Fox & Fowle
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1939 Worldœs Fair Aquacade (1939) Sloan & Robertson
06.04.95 Q&A: Alonzo B. See --
06.04.95 Q&A: Silberstein duplex, 130 East 82nd St. (1882) William F. Burroughs
06.04.95 Q&A: Clark Stable, 265 West 87th St. (1900/1922) Ernest Flagg
06.11.95 Fuller Building, 41 East 57th (1929) Walker & Gillette/ Eli Nadelman/ I. M. Pei
06.18.95 80 Leonard Street (1861) - early arcaded facades J. H. Giles/ Daniel Badger
06.25.95 Holy Trinity Church, 320 East 88th (1899/1959) Barney & Chapman/ Henry Holiday/ Robert Sowers/ Frank & Walter Eberhart/ William Stivale/ Anthony Guidice
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Spear & Co., 22 West 34th (1938) - illegal sign DeYoung & Moscowitz
Correction: The complaint against the sign was brought by the 34th Street Partnership, not the 34th Street Midtown Chamber of Commerce.
07.02.95 Researching a Brownstone/Rawitzer rowhouse, 233 West 72nd (1896) - Real Estate Section feature article Henry F. Cook
07.09.95 "Historic Building Construction" by Donald Friedman (book review) --
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07.23.95 Phelps Place, Staten Island (1890's/1928) Douglas Smyth/ Samuel Gardstein
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Street trees - mythology Elbert Peets
Correction: the picture caption reading "Madison at 50th" actually shows a house at the northwest corner of 80th and Madison.
08.06.95 Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn (1908) Herts & Tallant/ Atlantic Terra Cotta/ Brown, Lawford & Forbes/ Tuck & Eipel/ Robert Silman/ Stein Partnership
08.13.95 Engineer's Club, 32 West 40th (1907/1979) Whitfield & King/ Seymour Churgin/ Midtown Preservation
08.20.95 James Bogardus/Sperry store, 338 Broadway - new attributions James Bogardus
08.27.95 Mary Mason Jones house, 1 East 57th Street (1870) - Edith Wharton, "Age of Innocence" setting (Robert Mook)
09.03.95 Q&A: Graybar Building mural, 44th & Lexington (1927) Sloan & Robertson/ Edward Trumbull
09.03.95 Q&A: Crystal Buildings, 360 East 55th (1920's) Blum & Blum
09.03.95 Q&A: Sign, Callahan The Hatter, 140 Bowery/1805 Park Avenue --
09.03.95 Q&A: City Club, 55 West 44th (1904/1945) Lord & Hewlett/ Sears & Richards
09.10.95 Studio Building, 27 West 67th (1903) Sturgis & Simonson/ Walter B. Melvin
09.17.95 B'Nai Israel, 602 West 149th (1923) Emery Roth
09.24.95 First Houses, 3rd Street & Avenue A (1935) F. L. Ackerman
10.01.95 Marine Air Terminal, Queens (1940) Delano & Aldrich/ James Brooks/ Beyer Blinder Belle
10.08.95 Socony-Mobil Building, 150 East 42nd (1956) - deciding not to update Harrison & Abramovitz/ John B. Peterkin
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Paterno triplet buildings, Broadway, 115th-116th Gaetan Ajello/ Sylvan Hanauer/ Harold Spivak
Error: The Rexor no longer has "a careless stucco scar" across the top; the area has been patched with brick.
10.22.95 Brill Building, nwc 41st & Madison (1935) Shreve, Lamb & Harmon/ Tuller McNealus
10.29.95 Terra Cotta Walking Tour Book by Susan Tunick Walter Haefeli/ Wallis & Goodwillie/ Ely Jacques Kahn/ Warren & Wetmore
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LifeBuilding, 19 West 31st (1894) John Ames Mitchell/ Carrere & Hastings/ Carl Puchal
11.12.95 Patterson apartment house, 3 East 84th (1928) Raymond Hood
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Bridge Cafe, 279 Water Street (1847/1888) - oldest restaurant in New York; McSorley's insufficient claims Kurtzer & Rohl
Error: the census with data on Mr. McSorley was from 1900, not 1880.
11.26.95 Tudor City electrical sign, 45 Tudor City Place (1928) Fred F. French/ John Klausz
12.03.95 Q&A: Edith Wharton stable, 111 East 77th (1896) McCafferty & Buckley
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Q&A: Wright Memorial, Kitty Hawk (1930) Rodgers & Poor/ Jo Mielziner/ Swanke Hayden Connell
Error: although "Jo Malzenaar" was correctly transcribed from a published account of the Cape Cinema, it is actually an error for Jo Mielziner.
12.03.95 Q&A: Broadway Alley (1832) --
12.10.95 Bishop's Crook Lampost (1896)/Type F Lamppost (1911) R. R. Bowker/ Charles F. Lacombe
12.17.95 Chrysler Building, 42nd & Lexington (1930) William Van Alen
12.24.95 Colonnade Row, 418-434 Lafayette (1833) Seth Geer/ Robert Higham
12.31.95 Green-Wood Gatehouse, Brooklyn (1865) Richard Upjohn/ David B. Douglass/ Platt, Byard & Dovell
01.07.96 Bennett Building, 150 Nassau Street (1870's/1890's) Arthur D. Gilman/ (J. M. Farnsworth)
01.14.96 Hopkins row, 13-17 East 57th (1871) Arthur D. Gilman/ Hillier-Eggers
01.21.96 St. Phillip's Church, 210 East 134th (1911) Tandy & Foster/ Robert Silman
01.28.96 American Surety, 100 Broadway (1896/1921) Bruce Price/ J. Massey Rhind/ Purdy & Henderson/ Herman Lee Meader
02.04.96 Payne Whitney house, 972 Fifth (1909) - "Michaelangelo" statue McKim, Mead & White
02.11.96 B'Nai Jeshurun, 257 West 88th (1919) Herts & Schneider/ Bromley Caldari
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Rowhouse, 1 Riverview Terrace (1879/1942) John Sexton/ Victor Proetz/ David Stanford/ Edward Silva
Error: the date of the photograph is 1940, not "1946".
02.25.96 Gotlieb store, sec 58th & Madison (1875/1914) Robert Mook/ Gronenberg & Leuchtag/ Hooper & Greene/ Joseph D. Weiss/ Richard Mugler/ Michael Gabellini
03.03.96 Q&A: Renaissance Ballroom, sec 138th & Seventh (1922) H. C. Ingalls/ Vertner Tandy
03.03.96 Q&A: Clarke townhouse/Collector's Club, 22 East 35th (1853/1896/1901) McKim, Mead & White/ Tiffany & Co.
03.03.96 Q&A: The Fifth Avenue, sec 85th & Fifth (1890/1925) Frank Wennemer/ Philip Braender/ J. E. R. Carpenter
03.10.96 Central Park reservoir (1842/1936) John B. Jervis
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03.24.96 Gould Memorial Library, NYU, Bronx (1899) Stanford White/ Marcel Breuer
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Candler Building, 220 West 42nd (1913) Willauer, Shape & Bready/ Swanke Hayden Connell
Error: The original designers were not "Willauercar..." but Willauer, Shape & Bready.
04.07.96 Music Hall, Sailor's Snug Harbor, Staten Island (1890) Robert W. Gibson/ Rafael Vinoly
04.14.96 Delmonico's, 56 Beaver Street (1891) James Brown Lord/ Henry George Greene/ Mark Kemeny
04.21.96 Station Square, Forest Hills, Queens (1912) Grosvenor Atterbury/ F. L. Olmsted, Jr./ Urbahn Associates
04.28.96 Montauk Club, Brooklyn (1891) Francis H. Kimball/ Rothzeid, Kaiserman, Thomson & Bee
05.05.96 Tower Building, 50 Broadway (1889) Bradford Gilbert/ William H. Birkmire
05.12.96 Guastavino vaulting exhibit/ Queensboro Bridge Rafael Guastavino/ Henry Hornbostel/ Walter B. Melvin
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Eldridge Street Synagogue, 12 Eldridge Street (1887) Herter Brothers
Error: The date for Mr. Wolfe's entry in the synagogue is incorrectly given in the lead as "twenty years ago"; the correct date, 1971, appears later in the story.
05.26.96 Metropolitan Life Tower, sec 24th & Madison (1909/1965) Napoleon LeBrun/ Lloyd Morgan/ Building Conservation Associates
Correction: The Singer Tower was at 149 Broadway, not 140 Broadway.
06.02.96 Q&A: Sun Building Clock, 280 Broadway (post-1930) --
06.02.96 Q&A: Foltis-Fischer, 411 Park Avenue South (1930) Erhard Djorup
06.02.96 Q&A: Straus laboratory, 350 East 32nd (1906) John H. Duncan
06.02.96 Q&A: Cast iron building, nec 2nd & Second (1870/1959) John G. Prague
06.02.96 Q&A: Banana Kelly buildings, 912-944 Kelly Street, Bronx (1909) James F. Meehan
06.09.96 Aguilar Library, 176 East 110th Street (1899/1905) Herts & Tallant/ Gruzen Samton
06.16.96 Percival/Hubert's, 230 West 42nd (1872/1882/1907) McKim, Mead & White/ Henry Erkins
06.23.96 Manhattan Bridge Plaza, Canal & Bowery (1916) Carrere & Hastings/ C. A. Heber/ Carl Rumsey
06.30.96 Prospect Park Boathouse, Brooklyn (1907/1971) - terra cotta restoration failure Helmle & Huberty/ Brown, Lawford & Forbes/ Gladding McBean/ Robert Silman/ Building Conservation Associates/ Ehrenkrantz Group
07.07.96 Catholic Apostolic Church, 417 West 57th (1886) Francis H. Kimball
07.14.96 Twin houses, 39-41 Commerce Street (1832/1873) Daniel T. Atwood/ Richard Ayotte
07.21.96 Manhasset, nwc 108th & Broadway (1901/1905) Joseph Wolf/ Janes & Leo/ Archibald Anstey/ Kevin Bone
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Lever House, 390 Park Avenue (1952) SOM
Correction: Tide was developed by Proctor & Gamble, not Lever Brothers.
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Heinsheimer house, Far Rockaway (1907) - demolition by New York State Rodolphe Daus
Correction: Heinsheimer died in 1909, not in 1910. The photo credit should read "Courtesy of Vincent Seyfried".
08.11.96 Rouss Building, 555 Broadway (1889/1900) Alfred Zucker/ William J. Dilthey/ Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer/ Aldo Rossi/Gensler
08.18.96 Planetarium, American Museum of Natural History (1935) Trowbridge & Livingston/ Polshek & Partners/ Ralph Appelbaum
08.26.96 Bayard Building, 65 Bleecker Street (1898) - Who hired Sullivan? Louis Sullivan/ Lyndon Smith/ Wank Adams Slavin
09.01.96 Q&A: Simpson house, 925-926 Fifth (1899) C. P. H. Gilbert
09.01.96 Q&A: 285 Madison Avenue sculpture (1926) Rouse & Goldstone/ Arthur Seale
09.01.96 Q&A: Cotton Exchange murals, 60 Beaver (1926) Donn Barber/ Ezra Winter
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Equitable Building, 120 Broadway (1916) Daniel Burnham/ Ernest Graham/ Ehrenkrantz, Eckstut & Whitelaw
Correction: the credit for the photograph should read Museum of the City of New York.
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New York Central Building, 230 Park (1929) Warren & Wetmore/ Rocco & Mazzotta
09.22.96 Smallpox Hospital, Roosevelt Island (1856/1905) James Renwick, Jr./ York & Sawyer/ John Milner
09.29.96 19 East 72nd Street (1937) Rosario Candela/ Mott Schmidt/ Carl Paul Jennewein
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Scribner storefront, 597 Fifth Avenue (1913) Ernest Flagg/ Phillips Janson Group
10.13.96 Wells house, nwc 21st & Ninth Avenue (1833) Stephen B. Jacobs
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Iceland Skating Rink/Roseland Dance City, 239 West 52nd (1922) Corry B. Comstock/ Schuman, Lichtenstein, Claman & Efron
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Trinity Church rowhouses, 3-17 St. Luke's Place (1853) --
Correction: John Panter is the Parish Historian of Trinity Church, not the Parish Archivist.
11.03.96 Fletcher house, 2 East 79th (1898) C. P. H. Gilbert/ Joseph Levine
11.10.96 Millay house, 75 1/2 Bedford Street (1923) Ferdinand Savignano
11.17.96 Clark rowhouses, 18-52 West 74th Street (1904) Percy Griffin/ Jay Cardinal
11.24.96 East 75th Street Syndicate block, Lexington to Third (1920's) Mott Schmidt/ Polhemus, McKenzie & Coffin/Harry Clawson/ Bronson Binger/ Francis D. Rogers
12.01.96 Q&A: Titanic disaster/White Star Line offices, 11 Broadway --
12.01.96 Q&A: Pabst Hotel, 1 Times Square (1899/1902) Henry Kilburn/ Otto Strack
12.01.96 Q&A: Little buildings, 311-313 East 58th (1853) --
12.01.96 Q&A: USS Recruit cruiser mockup, Union Square (1917) Donn Barber/ Jules Guerin
12.08.96 Sliced building, 61 Grove Street at Seventh Avenue South (1890/1914) Frederick Baylies/ Wortmann & Braun
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Studio, 2 West 67th Street (1919/1927) Rich & Mathesius/ Sidney Daub/ Joseph K. Blum
Correction: the architect of the 1927 marquee was Sidney Daub; David Daub is his son.
12.22.96 Billings Estate/Fort Tryon Park (1903/1907/1912) Guy Lowell/ Charles D. Lay/ Buchman & Kahn
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Hendrick Hudson, nec 110th & Riverside (1907/1953) Rouse & Sloan/ Gerald Daub/Max Horn/ Walter Melvin
Error: the building on the southeast corner of 110th and Riverside is 375 Riverside Drive, not 380.
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Alhambra apartments, Nostrand Avenue, ws, Macon to Halsey, Brooklyn (1890) Montrose Morris/ Anderson Associates/ Elissa Winzelberg
Correction: the current owner is the I. M. Foundation, not Anderson Associates. Elissa Winzelberg is a partner, not a "partnerpal".
01.12.97 Downtown Athletic Club, 18 West Street (1930) Starrett & Van Vleck/ Duncan Hunter/ Barnet Phillips/ Rafael Vinoly
01.19.97 Block Beautiful, East 19th, Irving to Third (1910's) Frederick Sterner/ Robert Chanler/ Frank Forster/ Thomas Tsue/ Cicognani Kalla/ Richard Ayotte
01.26.97 St. James Methodist Church, nec 126th & Madison (1871) DeForest Lockwood/ Jablonski Berkowitz
02.02.97 Mercury stoplights, Fifth Avenue (1931) Joseph H. Freedlander
02.09.97 240 Central Park South (1940) Mayer & Whittlesey/ Amedee Ozenfant
02.16.97 Hotel Knickerbocker, sec 42nd & Broadway (1906/1920/1980) Marvin & Davis/ Bruce Price/ Trowbridge & Livingston/ Maxfield Parrish/ Charles Platt/ Frank Farinella
02.23.97 Trinity/U. S. Realty Buildings, 111-115 Broadway (1905/1907) Francis H. Kimball/ Swanke Hayden Connell
03.02.97 Q&A: Steuben/Harry Winston, 718 Fifth (1937/1960) William & Geoffrey Platt/Jacques Regnault
03.02.97 Q&A: Ginsberg store, 1082 Park (1887/1925) F. T. Camp/ A. N. Allen
03.02.97 Q&A: Grand Central Palace, 480 Lexington (1911) Warren & Wetmore
03.09.97 Ontiora, swc 55th & Seventh (1883) Henry J. Hardenbergh
03.16.97 West 121st Street brownstones (1890) Cleverdon & Putzel
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Japanese house, 131 Buckingham Road, BK (1903) Petit & Green/ John Aitkin/ Chogoto Sugai/ Shunsi Ishikawa
Error: The term "BMT", although still in wide use, is no longer the legal designation of the line. There is not yet a successor term, and indeed the Transit Authority still uses "BMT".
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Bond Sign, Broadway, 44th-45th (1948) Acock & Lloyd/ Douglas Leigh/ Dorothy Shepard/ Paul Manship
Correction: The Bond sign read "Every Hour 3,490 People Buy At Bond", not "Every Day".
04.06.97 Alwyn Court, sec 58th & Seventh (1910) Harde & Short/ Louis W. Weeks/ Beyer Blinder Belle/ Richard Haas
04.13.97 City Hall Subway Station (1904) Heins & Lafarge
04.20.97 East 73rd Street carriage houses (1880's-1906) Richard Morris Hunt/ Thomas Rae/ Charles Romeyn/ William Schickel
04.27.97 The Benedick, 80 Washington Square East (1879) McKim, Mead & Bigelow/ Stanford White/ Schultze & Weaver/ Johnson - Foster
05.25.97 Tenth Street studio, 51 West 10th (1858) - new exhibit on same Richard Morris Hunt / George B. Post / Frank Furness / H. I. Feldman
06.01.97 Q&A: Automat, Sixth near 36th (1915) Stuckert & Sloan
06.01.97 Q&A: Relocated lantern, 201 East 16th, (1891/1910) George H. Griebel / Grosvenor Atterbury
06.01.97 Q&A; Puerto Rican meeting in Chimney Corner Hall, nec 25th & Sixth, (1863/1895) Jasper Cropsey
06.01.97 Q&A: Wanamaker's Bridge of Progress, East 9th near Broadway (1908) D. H. Burnham / Thomas Butcher
06.08.97 Franklin Delano Roosevelt house, 47 East 65th (1908) Charles Platt
Correction: FDR was not appointed Secretary of the Navy, but Assistant Secretary of the Navy. FDR got polio. Campobello Island, which is not in Maine but in Canada.
06.15.97 The Block Beautiful, Henry Street from Joralemon to State, Brooklyn - early street planting scheme Zella de Milhau / Katherine C. Budd / Frederick Sterner
06.22.97 East 64th Street, Lexington to Third - the replacement of charm by cash Frederick Sterner / James Casale / Frank Forster / Robert D. Graham / John W. Cross / William L. Bottomley / Ralph Albanese / George Rycar / Gilles Depardon / Robert Scarano / Kenneth Barricklo
06.29.97 Little Singer Building, 561 Broadway, (1908) Ernest Flagg / Henry Hardenbergh / Purdy & Henderson / Bone/Levine
07.06.97 West 10th Street, from Fifth to Sixth Bruce Price / David Maitland Armstrong
07.13.97 Harlem Speedway (1898) Calvert Vaux
07.20.97 American Encaustic Tile, 16 East 41st (1920) - tile mutilation dust-up Rich & Mathesius / Leon Victor Solon / Edward J. Hanington
07.27.97 Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd, (1939) - how it's original statement depended on its context) Philip Goodwin & Edward Durell Stone
08.03.97 Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims, 65 Orange Street, Brooklyn (1850) James C. Wells
08.10.97 West 72nd Street, Columbus-Amsterdam, (1880's-1930's) - cleanup of grungy but interesting mix of rowhouses and stores Boring & Tilton / Alfred H. Taylor / Charles E. Birge / William J. Minogue
08.17.97 Farrell house, 117 95th Street, Brooklyn (1850?) --  
08.24.97 Rice Mansion, 89th & Riverside. (190x) Herts & Tallant
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Q&A: Hebrew Orphan Asylum, Amsterdam & 136th (1884) Wm. H. Hume
Correction: Arthur Riesman (516-679- 1798), an alumnus of the HOA, notes that the statement "there is nothing left of the Hebrew Orphan Asylum" except for some retaining walls is wrong. Although the 1884 Victorian building was indeed demolished, the Orphan Asylum built, in 1928, a non- descript 1 story gymnasium near the southeast corner of 138th and Hamilton Place, separate from the asylum itself but still on the same block.
08.31.97 Q&A: Allerton House, 45 East 55th, (1921) Arthur Loomis Harmon
08.31.97 Q&A: Wendel house, nwc 39th & Fifth, (1856) John B. Snook
09.07.97 East 79th Street, Park to Lexington, (1870/1910's) Foster, Gade & Graham / Mott Schmidt
09.14.97 old Century, Majestic, San Remo, Beresford and El Dorado, all on Central Park West (1880's/1900's) Carrere & Hastings / Alfred Zucker / Edward Angell / Theodore E. Thomson / Neville & Bagge
09.21.97 National Arts Club (1884/1906) Pottier & Stymus / Calvert Vaux / Samuel Kitson / George B.Post / Ehrenkrantz, Eckstut & Kuhn
09.28.97 Garibaldi Museum, Staten Island (1845/1907) Caesar Maldura
10.05.97 The "setback block", West 78th, Amsterdam-Broadway (1890's-1920's) Louis Allen Abramson / Schwartz & Gross / Rafael Guastavino / Andrew Tesoro / Alexander Feingold
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Church of the Heavenly Rest, 90th & Fifth (1928) Mayers, Murray & Phillip / Allen, Harbinson
Correction: The Day School is now The Trevor Day School.
10.19.97
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53rd & Madison - 2 part photographic panorama (1871)  
Error: The article refers to William Marcy Tweed. Wendy Shadwell, Curator of Prints at the New-York Historical Society, notes that his middle name was probably Magear, his mother's maiden name.
Correction: The article speculated that the picture was taken from either 55 or 57 East 54th Street. Andrew Alpern, a reader, has pointed out that the caption the photograph bore when first published in 1923 indicated that it was taken from the roof of 53 East 54th Street.
10.26.97 2 East 82nd Street (1900) 3 East 82nd Street (1901) Schickel & Ditmars / Janes & Leo / Cicognani Kalla
11.02.97 Beaux-Arts apartments, 307 and 310 East 44th Street (1929) Hood / Murchison
11.09.97 Tenement, northeast corner 75th & Park (1891/1923) Lorenz Weiher / Schwartz & Gross
Correction: The mansions rising on Fifth Avenue were not "two blocks east" but west of Park Avenue - just like Krakatoa, Fifth Avenue is to the west.
11.16.97 Hudson-View Gardens, 181st and Pinehurst (1924) George Pelham
11.23.97 Racquet Club, 370 Park (1918) McKim, Mead & White
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Beekman Place from 50th to 51st, (1860's/1920's) Butler & Corse / Harrie Lindeberg / Pleasants Pennington / Paul Rudolph
Correction: Billy Rose never occupied the old Paley house at 29, but lived at 33. It was the Rose house, at 33 Beekman Place, that Mr. Radisch visited, not the Paley house, at 29 Beekman Place.
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Q&A: Braender, 418 Central Park West (1902) Frederick C. Browne
Error: The reader who submitted the question, although under the assumption she lives in the Braender, actually lives in the Melrose, at the northwest corner of 108th Street.
12.07.97 Q&A: one-way streets (1920's) --  
12.07.97 Q&A: Sterner house, swc 65th & Lexington (1879/1923) Frederick J. Sterner / Fisher & Jirouch
12.14.97 The "Black and Whites" - Social Register Tenements, 535-541 East 72nd (1894, 1938) Sacchetti & Siegel
12.21.97 Pendleton Place, Staten Island, (1850's/1860's) Charles Duggin et al.
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Jones Wood Association, East 65th / East 66th, Lexington / Third. (1868, 1920) John B. Snook / Hewitt & Emerson
Error: The article states that the earliest documented use of the term "Jones Wood" to describe the Gardens is in a property restriction dated 1950. But, after publication, I discovered that Garden Magazine of August 1921 publishes the project as "Jones Wood".

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