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1927 – The Sherry-Netherland Hotel, New York

Architects: Schulze & Weaver


At streetlevel the hotel seems to be a large formidable mass but eventually narrows for the tower where each floor has only one apartment. The spirelike top with French Chateau influences houses the water tower, topped by a perched observation balcony with fleche at 173.5 m.

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