Two East 56th Street townhouses designated

French Renaissance Revival style buildings housed financiers in area known as “Banker’s Row.” On July 24, 2007, Landmarks unanimously designated both the Frederick & Birdsall Otis Edey Residence and the Henry Seligman Residence as individual City landmarks. Both French Renaissance revival style residences were built off Fifth Avenue at the turn of the century.

Architectural firm Warren & Wetmore designed the Edey residence, as well as several other City landmarks, including Grand Central Terminal and … <Read More>