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The new 38-story Seagram Building (Ludwig Mies van der Rohe-Phillip Johnson-Kahn & Jacobs, 1958) and other Park Avenue buildings in this view looking southeast from 430 Park Avenue Building in early 1958. On background at left is the Grolier Building (Sylvan & Robert Bien, 1959) under constructon and United Nations Secretariat Building (Wallace K. Harrison, 1950). The Art Deco 47-story Waldorf-Astoria Hotel (Schultze & Weaver, 1931) is on the right.

Photo: Unknown.

Elaine Lustig Cohen, Designer Who Left Her Mark Everywhere, Dies at 89

We mourn the loss of designer Elaine Lustig Cohen. Learn about her incredible career via The New York Times.

[375 Park Avenue building signage, The House of Seagram, 1957. Image © 2016 Elaine Lustig Cohen, courtesy elainelustigcohen.com]

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Construction of Seagram Building (Ludwig Mies van der Rohe-Phillip Johnson-Kahn & Jacobs, 1958) at 375 Park Avenue. View from Park Avenue at 53rd Street in early 1957.

Photo: Samuel H. Gottscho/Gottscho-Schleisner, Inc.

Source: Progressive Architecture. June 1957.

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Manhattan’s Four Seasons restaurant, the Midtown dining spot for power brokers, celebrities and well-to-do tourists, plans to close on July 16 following a week of festivities at its Seagram Building home, where it has operated for more than half a century. 

It is the most important restaurant in the history of New York City

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The Seagram Building. 375 Park Avenue, east side between 52nd to 53rd Streets. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe-Phillip Johnson-Kahn & Jacobs, 1956-1958. View looking southeast of the new 38-story Seagram Building from the top of DuMont Building at 53rd Street in spring 1958.

Photo: Ezra Stoller.

Source: Progressive Architecture. July 1958.