300 West 72nd Street

300 West 72nd Street

300 West 72nd Street View of 300 West 72nd Street from south.  LINK Mansion Turned Moderne by Tom Miller Hugh Lamb was a partner with Charles Rich in the architectural firm of Lamb & Rich.  The two were responsible for dozens of houses on the Upper West Side in...
167 West 72nd Street

167 West 72nd Street

167 West 72nd Street View of 167 West 72nd Street from south.  Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive LINK Fighting the Firefighter by Tom Miller The high-stooped rowhouse at 167 West 72nd Street was completed in 1884.  For years it was home to the wealthy Otto S. Cockey...
Romance of an Eclectic Venue

Romance of an Eclectic Venue

By Claudie Benjamin Thursday Sugar Bar Open Mic nights have remained vibrant these past months.  Undaunted by Covid challenges and restrictions, these exuberant sessions of talk, music and video clips have gained thousands of viewers via Facebook.  Singer Songwriter...
135 West 72nd Street

135 West 72nd Street

135 West 72nd Street View of 135 West 72nd Street from south.  Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive LINK Regine Took Herself “to the Cleaners” by Tom Miller The handsome, four-story, high-stoop brownstone house at 135 West 72nd Street was designed by architects...
129 West 72nd Street

129 West 72nd Street

129 West 72nd Street View of 129 West 72nd Street from south.  Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive LINK The Banjo-Playing Apparition by Tom Miller William H. Gray made his fortune building high-end carriages.  And like many successful businessmen, he turned to real estate...