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Architectural Firm Profiles: Lamb and Rich

Architectural Firm Profiles: Lamb and Rich

Hugh Lamb (1859-1903) Charles Alonzo Rich (1855-1943) Firm Address: 257 West 91st Street, 214   Hugh Lamb was born in Scotland in 1849. Very little is known about his childhood and early training, but he was established as an architect in New Jersey in 1872. By...

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Senators to contact re: Senate Bill 6760

Senators to contact re: Senate Bill 6760

    While Speaker Carl Heastie has New York City's interests covered in the Assembly, concerns arise in the Senate.  The following senators voted AYE to support State Bill 6760 (FULL TEXT HERE) which would raise the FAR cap leading to taller buildings in...

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Terra Cotta Dreamin’

Terra Cotta Dreamin’

Terra Cotta Dreamin' Tuesday, April 17th, 9:30am-11:00am Terra-Cotta is one of the Upper West Side's most beloved materials: think the Aztec-inspired terra cotta on the Cliff Dwelling at 96th Street or the richly designed terra cotta panels of Chester Court on W. 89th...

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Thanking Tom

Thanking Tom

Tom Wolfe, March 2, 1930 - May 13, 2018 It is with great sadness that we reflect on the loss of American author, journalist, and friend of LANDMARK WEST!, Tom Wolfe, who died at age 88 in his adopted home of New York City on Monday. While his New York...

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Save Chelsea Now

Save Chelsea Now

Save Chelsea sounds off about the next LPC Chair.  Read Laurence Frommer's five pager on the issue HERE. A sampling of the content includes: "We feel that...working relationship with private developers and their consultants may explain how the Commission has come to...

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