The Top 100 Greatest NYC Buildings — #86
Architect: Clinton & Russell
Style: Renaissance Revival
Named for an 18th century farmer who had owned the land on which it stands, this monumental apartment building spans a full square block and was, for a short time, the largest apartment building in the world. Today, it is one of the most expensive, with condominiums going for over $3,000 per square foot. Famous residents have included Nora Ephron, Cyndi Lauper, and Al Pacino.
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