143 West 72nd Street

143 West 72nd Street

143 West 72nd Street View of 143 West 72nd Street taken from south along West 72nd Street; Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive A Victorian Dowager in a Jazz-Age Dress by Tom Miller A flurry of construction along the northern side of West 72nd Street between Columbus and...
141 West 72nd Street

141 West 72nd Street

141 West 72nd Street View of 141 West 72nd Street taken from south along West 72nd Street; Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive Engagements: Broken and Otherwise by Tom Miller As a flurry of construction took place along West 72nd Street in the mid-1880’s, the architectural...
137-139 West 72nd Street

137-139 West 72nd Street

137-139 West 72nd Street View of 137 & 139 West 72nd Street taken from south along West 72nd Street; Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive Fit for a Governor by Tom Miller On June 26, 1885 architects Thom & Wilson filed plans for five “four-story brick (stone front)...
1 West 72nd Street, The Dakota

1 West 72nd Street, The Dakota

1 West 72nd Street, The Dakota View of 1 West 72nd Street taken from Central Park, ca. 1910 Clark’s Family Hotel by Tom Miller Although it was inventor and actor Isaac Merritt Singer who founded the Singer Sewing Machine Company; it was Edward Cabot Clark who...
15 West 72nd St., Mayfair Towers

15 West 72nd St., Mayfair Towers

15 West 72nd St., Mayfair Towers View of 15 West 72nd Street taken from south along West 72nd Street; Courtesy Streeteasy Belgian Sweets, Viennese Sights, & Russian Sounds by Tom Miller On November 18, 1933 journalist David G. Bareuther, writing in The New York...
133 West 72nd Street

133 West 72nd Street

133 West 72nd Street View of 133 West 72nd Street taken from south along West 72nd Street; Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive Especially for Doctors, Specialists, Dentists by Tom Miller Builder and contractor James J. Slevin’s family had lived in the handsome 22-foot wide...