88 Greenwich Street

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88 Greenwich Street
(Greenwich Club Residences)
(19 Rector Street)
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General information
TypeResidential
Architectural styleArt Deco
Location88 Greenwich Street
Manhattan, New York City
Construction started1929
Completed1930
OwnerThor Equities[1]
Height
Roof466 ft (142 m)
Top floor427 ft (130 m)
Technical details
Floor count37[2]
Design and construction
ArchitectLafayette Goldstone
Alexander Zamshnick
References
88 Greenwich Street
88 Greenwich Street is located in Lower Manhattan
88 Greenwich Street
88 Greenwich Street is located in New York
88 Greenwich Street
88 Greenwich Street is located in the United States
88 Greenwich Street
Coordinates40°42′28.5″N 74°0′51″W / 40.707917°N 74.01417°W / 40.707917; -74.01417Coordinates: 40°42′28.5″N 74°0′51″W / 40.707917°N 74.01417°W / 40.707917; -74.01417
Architectural styleArt Deco
NRHP reference #02000551[3]
Added to NRHPMay 22, 2002

88 Greenwich Street, also known as the Greenwich Club Residences, and previously known as 19 Rector Street, is a building which takes up the full block on the south side of Rector Street between Greenwich Street and Washington Street in the Financial District of Manhattan, New York City. Built in 1929-30, the 37-story building was designed by Lafayette A. Goldstone and Alexander Zamshnick in the Art Deco style.[4]

88 Greenwich Street was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002. The building was renovated into residential condominium use in 2006.[4] In 2012, the building was affected by flooding from Hurricane Sandy. Three million cubic feet of salt water entered the basement of the building, causing significant damage.[5][6] During the flooding, water dislodged an oil tank which in turn hit a ceiling beam and cracked open. The breakage from the impact led to an oil spill, which required a thorough cleaning.[7]

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Notes

  1. ^ Samfani, Hiten (August 5, 2014). "Joe Sitt buys out Heiberger at 88 Greenwich commercial condo". The Real Deal. Retrieved March 23, 2016.
  2. ^ "Greenwich Club Residences". SkyScraperpage.com. Retrieved March 23, 2016.
  3. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  4. ^ a b 88 Greenwich Street at Emporis
  5. ^ Staff (November 30, 2012). "88 Greenwich, target of lawsuit, set to reopen". The Real Deal. Retrieved March 23, 2016.
  6. ^ Polsky, Sara (November 2, 2012). "88 Greenwich Declared 'Unsafe' and Completely Uninhabitable". Curbed New York. Retrieved March 23, 2016.
  7. ^ Satow, Julie (January 11, 2013). "The Generator is the Machine of the Moment". The New York Times. Retrieved April 21, 2016.

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