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The six-story Dreicer building on Fifth Avenue at the corner of 53rd Street in 1922.

The six-story Dreicer building on Fifth Avenue at the corner of 53rd Street in 1922.

John D. Rockefeller Jr.’s building, similar to the Dreicer building, at Fifth Avenue and 54th Street about 1928; the corner house was being demolished for the Rockefeller building’s second half.

John D. Rockefeller Jr.’s building, similar to the Dreicer building, at Fifth Avenue and 54th Street about 1928; the corner house was being demolished for the Rockefeller building’s second half.

the Dakota Building (NY)... the house of NY's elite... originally built in isolation... its ambition was to set off a migration of the wealthy to the central park west.  guess it worked out

the Dakota Building (NY)... the house of NY's elite... originally built in isolation... its ambition was to set off a migration of the wealthy to the central park west. guess it worked out

One Kings Lane - The Artwork Factory - The Bowery at Rockaway NY 1903

One Kings Lane - The Artwork Factory - The Bowery at Rockaway NY 1903

The Madison Avenue end of the New York and Harlem Railroad depot, Fourth Avenue and 26th Street, in the 1880s. By then, the complex had become the first Madison Square Garden.

The Madison Avenue end of the New York and Harlem Railroad depot, Fourth Avenue and 26th Street, in the 1880s. By then, the complex had become the first Madison Square Garden.

Interior view of, The Equitable Life Assurance Building, that was located at 120 Broadway, in New York City. Designed by Gilded Age architect, George B. Post in c.1870. The 7 1/2 story high building is considered the first example of a skyscraper in the United States. Also the first office building, to have a passenger elevator. Building destroyed by fire, c.1912. ~ (Image via: Paul R. Williams Project) ~~(NYP) ~~ {cwl}

Interior view of, The Equitable Life Assurance Building, that was located at 120 Broadway, in New York City. Designed by Gilded Age architect, George B. Post in c.1870. The 7 1/2 story high building is considered the first example of a skyscraper in the United States. Also the first office building, to have a passenger elevator. Building destroyed by fire, c.1912. ~ (Image via: Paul R. Williams Project) ~~(NYP) ~~ {cwl}

Looking east on 91st Street from Fifth Avenue, the Burden and Hammond houses, circa 1907. Credit Courtesy Louis Auchincloss

Looking east on 91st Street from Fifth Avenue, the Burden and Hammond houses, circa 1907. Credit Courtesy Louis Auchincloss

The Biltmore Hotel, shown in 1913, was almost as much a landmark as its sibling Grand Central Terminal.

The Biltmore Hotel, shown in 1913, was almost as much a landmark as its sibling Grand Central Terminal.

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