128 West 72nd Street

128 West 72nd Street

128 West 72nd Street View of 128 West 72nd Street taken from north along West 72nd Street; Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive Willful Stipulations and Soul Freedom by Tom Miller In 1889 architect Gilbert A. Schellenger designed a row of high-end homes along West 72nd...
146 West 72nd Street

146 West 72nd Street

146 West 72nd Street View of 146 West 72nd Street taken from north along West 72nd Street; Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive Moored and Moorish by Tom Miller In 1884, the prolific architectural firm of Thom & Wilson designed a long row of brownstone-faced houses...
161 West 72nd Street

161 West 72nd Street

161 West 72nd Street View of 161 West 72nd Street taken from south along West 72nd Street; Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive Blossom and Bromide by Tom Miller In 1884 developers James R. Smith and Cornelius W. Luyster completed a row of 10 upscale homes along the north...
152-154 West 72nd Street

152-154 West 72nd Street

152-154 West 72nd Street View of 152-154 West 72nd Street taken from north along West 72nd Street; Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive Joined Buildings and a ‘Clip Joint” by Tom Miller In April 1884, George J. Hamilton announced his intentions to erect five “first-class...
32 West 72nd Street

32 West 72nd Street

32 West 72nd Street View of 32 West 72nd Street taken from north along West 72nd Street; Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive Strategic for Guided Missiles by Tom Miller In 1887, John H. Duncan designed an elegant, 25-foot-wide residence at 32 West 72nd Street, just west of...
131 West 72nd Street

131 West 72nd Street

131 West 72nd Street View of 131 West 72nd Street taken from south along West 72nd Street; Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive Home of the “Digestible Brainy Diet” by Tom Miller In 1887, the 22-foot-wide brownstone residence at 131 West 72nd Street was completed.  The...