I was walking past this art deco apartment building on East 67th Street yesterday…
…when I noticed a series of really neat animal designs surrounding this side entrance.
Above the door, a bulldog:
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If you’ve ever been annoyed at the fact that most of Fifth Avenue’s mansions probably don’t want you knocking at their front door, do yourself a favor and check out one most don’t realize is open to the public: the Ukrainian Institute at the corner of 79th Street and Fifth Ave, built in 1899 as the private home of banker and railroad . . .
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If you go to the brownstone at 52 East 80th Street between Madison & Park…
…you’ll see the decapitated limestone head of a Greco-Roman goddess in the front yard next to some trash barrels (gives you some perspective on its size).
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Yesterday, I posted about the ornate sign on East 10th Street featuring a herd of elephants. As it happens, I was later in the Upper East Side when I saw this building around the East 60′s, which sort of one-ups it…
I mean, the building has its own set of . . .
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