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YM&YWHA, Upper East Side, Manhattan

This is the Young Men and Young Womens Hebrew Association’s Henry Kaufmann Building in the Carnegie Hill neighborhood. It was built in 1967 and designed by Gilbert L. Seltzer, architect, who’s firm still seems to exist in West Orange, NJ. … Continue reading

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35 Fourth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

A banal building, but with some yellow decorative paneling over both entrances that calls it out slightly. Too bad the paneling is faded and stained. The building was built in 1951 and houses city offices including a medicaid office.

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Morris B. Sanders House, Turtle Bay, NYC

Although it seems by its date to far precede the rest of this blog, the Morris B. Sanders House, or Morris B. Sanders Studio & Apartment as it was listed when designated as a local landmark last year, definitely fits … Continue reading

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Grand Concourse Executive Towers, Bronx, NYC

This wavy white brick apartment complex looks like it should be in Miami but instead is at 1020 Grand Concourse in The Bronx, found among the plentiful Art Deco buildings. It opened in 1963 and was designed by prolific, but … Continue reading

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St. George Ukrainian Catholic School, East Village, NYC

This school was constructed 1957-58 and is located on East 6th Street in the East Village in Manhattan. It was designed by Brother Cajetan J. B. Baumann, the same architect of this Manhattan church. The metal awning over the door … Continue reading

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Christ the King, Middle Village, NYC

I photographed the attached school on a trip to Middle Village, Queens. Christ the King Regional High School was built in 1961-62 by Stickle and Associates. The firm was located in Cleveland, OH, existed from 1952-1966, and building almost exclusively … Continue reading

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Brutalist Church on Washington Square Gone

Known as the Catholic Center at NYU and Holy Trinity Chapel, this hulking building at 58 Washington Square South was not terribly well liked by passerby, at least according to new reports. Still, it is guaranteed that NYU will build … Continue reading

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