Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Separated at birth?
Compare this breezeway apartment building on 95th Street with this trio of 3-flats on 79th Street.
They have nearly the same decorative elements, just used differently!
Meanwhile, here's a distant cousin, up north on Western Avenue:
If you're like me, you've passed by it many times without being able to stop and appreciate its lovely geometry. The angled concrete panels work to conceal a joint in the building, where it changes roof heights. The curved entry and the angled edges both dive playfully into the ground.