Park Avenue, New York Photos

The section of Park Avenue which runs north from the MetLife Building boasts a significant selection of heritage and modern architecture. We include Lexington & streets off Park in this swath of Manhattan.

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MetLife & Helmsley Buildings over Park Ave. New York, NY.MetLife & Helmsley Buildings. New York, NY.Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. New York, NY.Waldorf-Astoria Hotel artistic marquee. New York, NY.
MetLife & Helmsley Buildings over Park Ave. New York, NY. MetLife & Helmsley Buildings. New York, NY.Waldorf-Astoria Hotel (1931) (301 Park Ave. at 48th St.). New York, NY. Architect: Schultze & Weaver. Waldorf-Astoria Hotel artistic marquee. New York, NY.
St. Bartholomew's Church. New York, NY.Byzantine dome of St. Bartholomew's Church. New York, NY.RCA Victor [aka General Electric] Building. New York, NY.Colgate-Palmolive & Mutual of America Buildings. New York, NY.
St. Bartholomew's Church (1919) (109 E. 50th St.). New York, NY. Style: Byzantine. Architect: Bertram Goodhue. On National Register. Byzantine dome of St. Bartholomew's Church. New York, NY.RCA Victor [aka General Electric] Building (1931) (570 Lexington Ave. at 51st St.) (50 floors). New York, NY. Style: Art Deco. Architect: Cross & Cross.Colgate-Palmolive (1955 & 2000) (300 Park Ave. at E. 49th St.) (25 floors) & Mutual of America Buildings. New York, NY. Architect: Emery Roth & Sons.
Mutual of America Building. New York, NY.Streetscape up Park Ave. from 51st St. New York, NY.Racquet & Tennis Club. New York, NY.Park Avenue Plaza Building over Racquet & Tennis Club. New York, NY.
Mutual of America Building (1960) (320 Park Ave. at 50th St.) (34 floors). New York, NY. Architect: Emery Roth & Sons + Swanke Hayden Connell Architects.Streetscape up Park Ave. from 51st St. New York, NY. Racquet & Tennis Club (1918) (370 Park Ave. at 52nd St.). New York, NY. Style: Italian Renaissance palazzo. Architect: McKim, Mead & White.Park Avenue Plaza Building (1981) (55 East 52nd St.) (45 floors) over Racquet & Tennis Club. New York, NY. Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP.
Racquet & Tennis Club & Lever House. New York, NY.Banco Santander & Lever House. New York, NY.Banco Santander. New York, NY.Lever House. New York, NY.
Racquet & Tennis Club & Lever House. New York, NY.Banco Santander & Lever House. New York, NY.Banco Santander (1991) (45 East 53rd St.) (20 floors). New York, NY. Architect: Rogers, Burgun, Shahine & Deschler, Inc..Lever House (1952) (390 Park Ave. at 53rd St.) (21 floors). New York, NY. Architect: Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP.
Lever House pioneering design using curtain walls on vertical over horizontal blocks. New York, NY.Seagram Building. New York, NY.Plaza of Seagram Building on Park Ave. New York, NY.Curtain wall facade of Seagram Building. New York, NY.
Lever House pioneering design using curtain walls on vertical over horizontal blocks. New York, NY.Seagram Building (1958) (375 Park Ave. at 52nd St.) (38 floors). New York, NY. Style: International. Architect: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.Plaza of Seagram Building on Park Ave. New York, NY.Curtain wall facade of Seagram Building. New York, NY.
Citibank & Seagram Building on Park Ave. New York, NY.Citibank Building. New York, NY.875 3rd Ave. New York, NY.Streetscape up Lexington Ave. with concave 135 E 57th over Central Synagogue. New York, NY.
Citibank & Seagram Building on Park Ave. New York, NY.Citibank Building (1961) (399 Park Ave. at 53rd St.) (41 floors). New York, NY. Architect: Kahn & Jacobs + Carson Lundin & Shaw.875 3rd Ave. (1983) (29 floors). New York, NY. Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP.Streetscape up Lexington Ave. with concave 135 E 57th (1987) (31 floors) over Central Synagogue. New York, NY. Style: Post-Modern. Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox.
Central Synagogue. New York, NY.Bloomberg Tower. New York, NY.Ritz Hotel Tower. New York, NY.Streetscape up Park Ave. from Ritz Hotel Tower on corner. New York, NY.
Central Synagogue (1872) (652 Lexington Ave.). New York, NY. Style: Moorish Revival. Architect: Henry Fernbach. On National Register. Bloomberg Tower (2005) (731 Lexington Ave.) (54 floors). New York, NY. Architect: Cesar Pelli & Assoc. Architects + Schuman, Lichtenstein, Claman & Efron.Ritz Hotel Tower (1926) (109 East 57th St. at Park Ave.) (41 floors). New York, NY. Architect: Emery Roth & Sons + Carerre & Hastings.Streetscape up Park Ave. from Ritz Hotel Tower on corner. New York, NY.
Blue windowed Banque de Paris Building surrounded by various highrises. New York, NY.Pavilion at base of Ritz Hotel Tower with Love sculpture on Park Ave. at 57th. New York, NY.Citigroup Center known for slanted roof designed for solar panels. New York, NY.53rd at Third. New York, NY.
Blue windowed Banque de Paris Building (1984) (499 Park Ave. at 59th St.) (27 floors) surrounded by various highrises. New York, NY. Architect: I.M. Pei.Pavilion at base of Ritz Hotel Tower with Love sculpture on Park Ave. at 57th. New York, NY.Citigroup Center known for slanted roof designed for solar panels. New York, NY. 53rd at Third (1986) (34 floors). New York, NY. Architect: Johnson / Burgee Architects.

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