Look Up: The NYC Building With a Bloody, Bloody History

Design Takes the Spotlight

The building itself is quite remarkable. Designed by the firm of Clinton and Russell, who also are responsible for the original Hotel Astor and the Beaver Building, a Flatiron look alike located in lower Manhattan. Reaching 23-stories in height, the building is located just across the street from the Trinity Church graveyard and boasts some clever foundation techniques to shore its adjacency with several underground train tunnels.

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