Today's Featured Building: Wakefield
The Wakefield, developed by Rockrose Associates and constructed in 1981, is a 12 story condominium mid-rise tower is the Yorkville neighborhood of the Upper East Side, near the area's landmark of Carl Schurz Park.
Yorkville dates back to the 19th and 20th Century when it was inhabited by people of varying backgrounds, including Czech, Slovak, Irish, Polish, German, Hungarian and Lebanese. As a result of the diverse background of Yorkville, there are many historic churches that are still prominent today, including St. Ignatius Loyola, Our Lady of Good Counsel, and the Church of St. Joseph.
Near the coast of the East River, the Wakefield offers a convenient location with 68 residences across is 12 floors. This red-brick building offers a modern doorman service and is nearby some of the city's most well-reputed schools. The building's classic architectural design with clean lines is due to the architect firm on the project, Rothzeid, Kaiserman & Thompson.
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