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Today's Featured Building: Trafalgar (233 West 99th Street)

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The Trafalgar is a historic building which is located next to its low-rise neighbor, the former Metro Theater. The Trafalgar was built as a rental apartment house and has since been converted to its current cooperative structure.

Situated at the corner of West 99th Street and Broadway in the Upper West Side, the building rest at the center of the American theater industry, and is at the same intersection of the controversial skyscrapers of the Ariel East and Ariel West.

This attractive, pale yellow brick building is at the northeast corner of Broadway at 233 West 99th Street. This historic pre-war building was constructed in 1930 and converted in 1985. The elegance can be found in the old-world charm of its fa├žade and lobby. The building offers 88 residences, of which some of two-level loft style units, and the majority of which are suited to singles or couples.

The building was designed by architect George G. Miller, whose other notable Manhattan buildings include 310 East 55th Street, 145 East 22nd Street, 91 and 119 Payson Avenue, and 56-70 Cooper Street. George Miller became a partner with Albert Goldhammer and later became chief designer for Samuel Lefrak.[1]


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