abresler The myth of @MrEddieHuang lives on in #gotham even without the mythical man himself 1h

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  •   jetsirrr Ny Palace hotel n St . Patrick Cathedral! 4d

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abresler #puppystream #dustingbresler my 16 year old best friend #toypoodle and his 7 year old best friend lab!! 7d

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abresler Life is an oyster so grateful to have my partner @thegothamista in our beloved city #gotham 7d

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abresler #500_Fifth_Avenue #Salmon_Tower_2 #Building_Buddy @BLDGBUDDY #Office #Architect #Shreve_Lamb_Harmon_and_Associates #Contractor #Charles_T_Willis #Built #1931 #60_Stories #659112_sf #Owner #1472_Broadway_Inc #Developer #Walter_J_Salmon #Anchor_Tenant #Zara ; This recent #landmark #artdeco #skyscraper on the northeast corner of #Bryant_Park cost #4M to build back in the 30s. After nearly 12 years of landbanking this little sister to the Empire State Building took only a year to build. It has been well maintained and is one of the many beautiful #terracotta & #limestone relics to great construction scattered throughout #gotham at 500 5th Ave 1w

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abresler @thegothamista is in the south in case you can't tell but #dustingbresler 2w

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abresler #historic_photo #1918 #building_buddy #Flatiron_Building #175_Fifth_Avenue #Office #Architect #Daniel_Burnham #27_Stories #Built #1902 #Developer #Contractor #George_Fuller_Company #Owner #Sorgente_Group ; Doesn't get much better than this #NYC #landmark on the south side of #Madison_Square_Park and in fact it was so beautiful that it's real name, the #Fuller_Building , after its developer of course, died a slow death and few know it's true name 2w

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abresler #historic_photo #1900 #building_buddy #Waldorf_Astoria #built #1893 #destroyed #1929 #architect #Henry_Hardenbergh
Occupying the west side of Fifth Avenue between 33rd and 34th Streets, the Waldorf and Astoria were built at two different times with William Waldorf Astor's Waldorf hotel (left half) preceding the Astoria (right half) by several years. The southwest corner of 34th and Fifth had been the site of Mrs. Caroline Astor's home (William's aunt). Mrs. Astor was a holdout, opposed to the northward creep of commercial buildings along Fifth Avenue. William had the Waldorf Hotel designed with the expectation that his aunt would eventually move north and the Astoria would follow. Each floor's corridors abruptly dead-ended with no windows at all on the north wall. Once the "Astoria" was built, the walls at the ends of those corridors came down and the two buildings were "conjoined". The resulting grand corridor on the ground floor came to be known as "Peacock Alley" after the highest and most extravagantly dressed of New York's society made it their stomping grounds. This Waldorf-Astoria would ultimately be razed (and the hotel relocated to the east side of Park Avenue between 49th and 50th Streets) to make way for the #Empire_State_Building
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  •   apollo_rising Aww I wish they could have built the Empire State Building down the street or something haha 2w
  •   abresler @apollo_rising seriously it is a shame there was no landmarks then what an AMAZING structure 2w
  •   apollo_rising I know! Los Angeles lost a lot of great buildings too. But I don't think any this grand 2w

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abresler #historic_photo #1983 #Guardian_Angels protecting the subways of #gotham 2w

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abresler @katalex1 & @thegothamista spreading love the Brooklyn way!!! 2w

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abresler #Washigton_Square_Arch #Washington_Square_Park #Monument #Building_Buddy @BLDGBUDDY #Architect #Mckim_Mead_and_White #Built #1892 #1_Story #Developer #Owner #City_of_New_York ; This #landmark is one of the truly great #icons of #gotham. Built from #marble, this #Stanford_White designed masterpiece was originally temporarily built in wood to commerate the 100 year anniversary of the presidency of #George_Washington - it was so popular it became permanently built in its current state. To my Parisian friends this may look familiar as its an intentional ripoff of your iconic monument :) 2w

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abresler #Madison_Square_Garden #building_buddy #historic_photo #1904 #built #1890 #architect #Stanford_White #McKim_Mead_and_White #destroyed #1926 #developer #owner #william_vanderbilt this is the real MSG torn. It was torn down down to build the beautiful #New_York_Life_Building but more importantly it was the place of its architect's death in 1906 at the hands of the husband of the woman Stanford was having an affair with. Gotta love #gotham 3w

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Valencia Alex Bresler
abresler #NoMad #Gotham #building_buddy my city; my hood 3w

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abresler #dustingbresler looking and feeling super swag #puppystream #toypoodle 3w

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abresler #historic_photo #1985 #building_buddy #West_Broadway #Soho my how things have changed in in this area of #gotham since then! 3w

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abresler #historic_photo #1902 #building_buddy @#BLDGBUDDY please tag #building_buddy #Flatiron_Building #175_Fifth_Avenue #Office #Architect #Daniel_Burnham #27_Stories #Built #1902 #Developer #Contractor #George_Fuller_Company #Owner #Sorgente_Group ; Doesn't get much better than this #NYC #landmark on the south side of #Madison_Square_Park and in fact it was so beautiful that it's real name, the #Fuller_Building , after its developer of course, died a slow death and few know it's true name. 3w

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abresler Never been prouder of my brother ever #OceanSidney 3w

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