North Carolina Plantation to the UWS

North Carolina Plantation to the UWS

Chef Charles Gabriel with COO Quie Stolbert By Claudie Benjamin Charles Gabriel, long-time chef and Harlem based restaurateur, is bringing his very special, lightly crusted pan fried chicken to 144-146 West 72nd Street.  The mostly take-out soul food specialty...

260 West 72nd Street

260 West 72nd Street View of 260 West 72nd Street from north.  Courtesy The Museum of the City of New York LINK Three’s Company: The Wellwyn Apartments  by Tom Miller In 1903 two apartment buildings anchored West 72nd Street—the Dakota on the eastern end at...

103 West 72nd Street

103 West 72nd Street View of 103 West 72nd Street from south.  Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive From Silver to ‘Black and Tan’  by Tom Miller In January 1889 Dr. E. V. Silver purchased the brownstone-faced house at 103 West 72nd Street for $40,500—nearly...
Considerate and Knowledgeable Veterinary Care

Considerate and Knowledgeable Veterinary Care

By Claudie Benjamin Nicole Rector has a degree in business and has spent the last 13 years of her professional life as CFO of City Veterinary Care at 220 West 72nd Street, in addition to maintaining a private consulting business.  She loves working at City Veterinary...

220 West 72nd Street

220 West 72nd Street View of 220 West 72nd Street from north.  Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive No Weddings, and Three Funerals  by Tom Miller Architect C. P. H. Gilbert was especially well-known for creating opulent private houses.   In 1886, he designed a row of...

241 West 72nd Street

241 West 72nd Street View of 241 West 72nd Street from south.  Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive The Wood, Dolson Company Building  by Tom Miller The real estate firm of Wood, Dolson Company signed a long-term lease on the empty plot of land next to the Rutgers...