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...
Painting The Town Red

Painting The Town Red

By Claudie Benjamin   Fabulous vivid reds, oranges along with fluorescent turquoise and yellows are nail salon owner Susie Chang’s picks for fall 2021 mani-pedis. But, some customers prefer the more subtle, traditional seasonal neutrals, dark plum and greige for...
218 West 72nd Street

218 West 72nd Street

218 West 72nd Street View of 118 West 72nd Street from north.  Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive LINK The Association for the Relief of Respectable Aged Indigent Females by Tom Miller In 1886 developer William H. McCormack hired architect C. P. H. Gilbert to design three...
216 West 72nd Street

216 West 72nd Street

216 West 72nd Street View of 116 West 72nd Street from north.  Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive LINK A Winning Gambler’s Bad Luck by Tom Miller In October 1886, architect C. P. H. Gilbert, well-known for designing mansions, filed plans for three side-by-side...