Today's Featured Building: Harperley Hall
Harperley Hall is also known as 1 West 64th Street as the main entrance in the light court faces that way. The United States Postal Service regards this building as 41 Central Park West. No matter how it's referred to this building is a fine example of Arts and Crafts style of architecture.
It stands only 12 stories and has 85 apartments within its walls, although it has only 76 apartments when it opened. Various combinations were formed by owners throughout the years. Interestingly, the building attempted to become a cooperative in 1941, unsuccessfully. It was then converted to a rental instead. It was reconverted to a co-op in 1983 and remains so today.
It stands across the road from Central Park, which may possibly be the most famous urban park in the world. The neighborhood of Lincoln Square is also home to the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, as 16.3 acre parcel of land housing 29 world class performance venues, and it is just a block from Harperley Hall.
Cities and Regions:
Cities and Regions:
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740 Park Avenue - Known as one of New York City's premiere apartments buildings, 740 Park Avenue is famous for being the childhood home of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
Ansonia - A former hotel with a long and storied history of famous residents, scandals, and tumultuous times, the Ansonia is known for its distinctive architecture and lavish design detailing.
City Spire - At the time of its construction, City Spire was the world's second tallest concrete building, and today is known for its record setting three floor penthouse with panoramic views of Manhattan.
Apple Bank Building - A landmark building that once housed the Central Savings Bank, the Apple Bank Building is known for its luxury, including a fitness center that is illuminated by a chandelier.
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