A Fine Cup of Tea: Relaxing and Restorative

A Fine Cup of Tea: Relaxing and Restorative

By Claudie Benjamin Though New York City is where she worked for two decades in corporate finance, this one-time resident of the Ansonia, who has most recently been living upstate with her artist husband and children, Elina Medvedeva brings an enticing undefined...
239 West 72nd Street

239 West 72nd Street

239 West 72nd Street View of 239 West 72nd Street from south.  Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive LINK Fortune Was His Middle Name by Tom Miller In 1895, the prolific architect and developer Charles Buek began construction on a striking mansion at 239 West 72nd Street. ...
41 West 72nd Street

41 West 72nd Street

41 West 72nd Street View of 41 West 72nd Street from southeast.  Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive LINK Blind Love at The Hermitage by Tom Miller On April 21, 1926, the recently-formed 41 West Seventy-second Street Corporation purchased the five-story Curtis P. Cook...
27 West 72nd Street

27 West 72nd Street

27 West 72nd Street View of 27 West 72nd Street from southeast.  Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive LINK The Olcott by Tom Miller The Olcott Hotel attracted professional, moneyed residents.  Among the first were Sol Bashwitz, described by The New York Times as a “wealthy...
175 West 72nd Street

175 West 72nd Street

175 West 72nd Street View of 175 West 72nd Street from southwest.  Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive LINK The Van Dyke by Tom Miller Both Harry Mulliken and Edgar Moeller graduated from Columbia University’s School of Architecture in 1895.  Mulliken opened his own...
Young, Health-Conscious & Entrepreneurial

Young, Health-Conscious & Entrepreneurial

By Claudie Benjamin 24 year old Moe Nagi is part owner of the newly opened Hungry & Healthy Marketplace on West 72nd Street.  Moe started college in Fresno CA and is completing his degree remotely at NJ City University. Moe’s father Najid, also a partner, plays a...