The Architectural League Student Program
SoHo Broadway History: 542-544 Broadway’s “caryatid-ian” eyes on the street
SoHo Broadway History: Looking back on the stylistic origins of SoHo’s iconic architecture
SoHo Broadway History: Local building played starring role in reality television
Architect David Briggs shares the story of his decades in SoHo
The 12-story Little Singer Building at 561 Broadway is not really that little
In any discussion about SoHo preservation, the name Jane Jacobs usually comes up almost immediately. But there is another, lesser-known yet hugely influential figure in the saga of saving SoHo and preserving its architectural heritage: Margot Gayle.
SoHo Broadway Community Did you ever wonder where your building was made? Your clothing, linens, appliances, and books are all labeled with their place of origin. And so are your buildings, if they have cast iron façades. Cast iron foundry stamps that indicate what company manufactured the components that make up a building façade can […]
Look up. Look way up! Although they may look like remnants from New York’s past, 99% of the water towers in SoHo, including those along SoHo Broadway, are still in use and they are still being manufactured locally by two New York City companies that fabricate and maintain these cherished gems from SoHo’s skyline.
Have you ever wondered why some buildings in SoHo have “HOLLOW SIDEWALK” or “VAULTED SIDEWALK” signs posted on their facades?
There are approximately 250 cast iron buildings in New York City, most of them in SoHo and mostly built from the mid-1800’s through the late 1800’s.
Featured countless times in tourism and commercial photography and famously in the opening credits of the hit television show NYPD Blue, the DKNY billboard, one of the first to dot the outskirts of SoHo, became a quasi-New York City landmark.