Residential Conversions & New Buildings

flatiron / ladies’ mile district

874 Broadway

Macintyre Building

874 Broadway, Flatiron/Ladies' Mile District, Manhattan

Conversion to residential lofts on the upper floors of The MacIntyre Building, an 11 story, 44,000sf store and loft building in the Flatiron/Ladies’ Mile Historic District. Designed by Robert Henderson Robertson, Architect in a Romanesque Revival Style and constructed in 1890 with a limestone, brick and terra-cotta facade. The ornamentation is derived from Byzantine, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque sources. After its construction, it was known as a building which “every New Yorker knows by sight”.

Board of Standards and Appeals and Landmarks Preservation Commission approval.

  • 1898 Floor Plan
889 Broadway

Gorham Building

889 Broadway, Flatiron/Ladies' Mile District, Manhattan

Conversion to residential lofts of The Gorham Building, an eight story, 40,000sf store and loft building in the Flatiron/Ladies’ Mile Historic District. Designed by Edward Halle Kendall, Architect, in a Queen Anne Style and constructed in 1883 with a pink brick and terra-cotta facade with Belleville sandstone trim and a high pitched slate roof accented by iron cresting. Constructed for the noted New York Goelet family, it was initially built as bachelor apartments on the upper floors with the prestigious Gorham Silver Company on the first two floors.

Board of Standards and Appeals, City Planning Commission and Landmarks Preservation Commission approval.

West 18th Street Facade

40 West 18th Street

Ladies' Mile/Flatiron District, Manhattan

Design of a new 140,000sf building with 62 units which integrates into the historic fabric of the District.

Although contextual, the design uses distinct details and materials to create a 21st century building. The building runs through the block with towers on West 18th Street and West 17th Street. The project includes the conservation of two historic buildings on West 18th Street.

Landmarks Preservation Commission and the City Planning Commission approval.

The 17th Street facade and an earlier design, “The Ruined Column,” is shown below.

Kensington Building

Kensington Building

73 Fifth Avenue Ladies' Mile, Manhattan

Conversion to residential lofts on the upper floors of the Kensington Building, an eleven story, 70,000sf store and loft building in the Ladies’ Mile Historic District. Designed by Samuel Sass, Architect, in a Beaux-Arts style and constructed in 1906 with a stone and brick facade.

Corn Exchange Bank Building - Image by: Gilbert Ortiz

Corn Exchange Bank Building

140 Fifth Avenue, Ladies' Mile, Manhattan

Conversion to residential lofts on the upper floors of the Corn Exchange Bank Building, a 13 story, 65,000sf store and loft building in the Ladies’ Mile Historic District. Designed by Robert Maynicke, Architect in a neo-Renaissance style and constructed in 1899 with a limestone facade.

210 Fifth Avenue

210 Fifth Avenue

Madison Square North, Manhattan

Conversion to residential lofts on the upper floors of an 11 story, 55,000sf, store and loft building in the Madison Square North Historic District. Designed by John B. Snook, Architect in a Beaux Arts Style and constructed in 1901 with a marble, cast iron, brick and terra-cotta facade.

The Decker Building - Image: © The New York Public Library

The Decker Building

33 Union Square West, Union Square, Manhattan

Conversion to residential lofts on the upper floors of an 11 story, 55,000sf, store and office building overlooking Union Square. Designed by John Edelmann, Architect, in a Islamic/Venetian Style and constructed in 1893 with a masonry and brick facade with a tile roof. The building originally had a minaret.

Landmarks Preservation Commission approval.

9-11 East 16th Street

9-11 East 16th Street

Flatiron District/Ladies' Mile, Manhattan

Conversion to residential lofts on the upper floors of a 7 story, 35,000sf, store and loft building in the Ladies’ Mile Historic District. Designed by Louis Korn in a Sullivanesque Style and constructed in 1895 with a limestone, terra-cotta, metal and brick facade.

12 West 17th Street

12 West 17th Street

Chelsea/Ladies' Mile, Manhattan

Conversion to residential lofts on the upper floors of a 12 story, 32,000sf, store and loft building in the Ladies’ Mile Historic District.

Designed by Schwartz & Gross, Architects in a Beaux-Arts Style and constructed in 1911 with a limestone and brick facade above a two-story based edged in a limestone base with a wood and glass storefront.

Board of Standards & Appeals approval.

43 East 19th Street

43 East 19th Street

Fatiron/Ladies' Mile, Manhattan

Conversion to residential lofts on the upper floors of an 8 story, 35,000sf, store and loft building in the Ladies’ Mile Historic District.

Designed by Ralph Samuel Townsend, Architect in a Beaux-Arts Style and constructed in 1897 with a limestone facade with a brownstone stucco covering.

Board of Standards & Appeals approval.

106 East 19th Street

106 East 19th Street

Gramercy Park, Manhattan

Conversion to residential lofts on the upper floors of a 12 story, 35,000sf, store and loft building in the Gramercy Park District. Constructed in 1912 with a limestone facade.

The Gramercy Building

The Gramercy Building

24-6 East 21st Street, Flatiron/Ladies Mile, Manhattan

Conversion to residential lofts on the upper floors of a 9 story, 45,000sf, store and office building in the Ladies’ Mile Historic District. Designed by Frederick C. Zobel, Architect, in a neo-Renaissance Style and constructed in 1903 with a tan brick, limestone and granite facade.

Board of Standards & Appeals approval.

  • 1970s View
10 East 38th Street

10 East 38th Street

Murray Hill, Manhattan

Conversion to residential lofts of a 12 story, 60,000sf, store and loft built. Built in the early part of the 20th century.

11 West 20th Street

11 West 20th Street

Ladies' Mile, Manhattan

Conversion to residential lofts of 11 West 20th Street, a 9 story, 27,000sf store and loft building in the Ladies’ Mile Historic District with a stone facade. Designed by George W. Spitzer, Architect, and constructed in 1901 in a neo-Renaissance style.

Landmarks Preservation Commission and City Planning Commission approval.

32-34 West 20th Street

32-34 West 20th Street

Ladies' Mile, Manhattan

Conversion to residential lofts on the upper floors of an 11 story, 50,000sf, store and loft building in the Ladies’ Mile Historic District. Designed by Frederick C. Zobel, Architect, in a neo-Renaissance Style and constructed in 1906 with a brick and terra-cotta facade.

Conservation of the exterior and renovation of the interior.

Landmarks Preservation Commission and City Planning Commission approval.

Chelsea Flats

Chelsea Flats

126 West 22nd Street, Chelsea, Manhattan

Conversion to residential lofts on the upper floors of a 12 story, 50,000 s.f. store and loft building in Chelsea. Constructed in 1910 with a limestone and brick facade.

The exterior was conserved and the interior converted to 22 residential lofts including the addition of set back penthouses.

40 West 24th Street

40 West 24th Street

Ladies' Mile, Manhattan

Conversion to residential lofts on the upper floors of a ten story, 70,000sf loft building in the Ladies’ Mile Historic District. Designed by Philip Goerlitz, Architect/Owner, in a neo-Renaissance Style and constructed in 1905 with a limestone and brick facade.

Board of Standards and Appeals approval.