Park Laurel Apartments

Post-Modern Manhattan: West 50s + 60s

Park Laurel Apartments

New York, Manhattan, New York 10019, United States

Created By: Matt Postal

Point of Interest Details

Located steps from Central Park at 15 West 63rd Street, the Park Laurel is a blocky red brick 41-story apartment tower with a pyramidal crown. Designed by Beyer Blinder & Belle, a firm specializing in historic preservation, it was built on the site of the McBurney School, which was mostly demolished as part of the project. Cantilevered above the neighboring YMCA, a picturesque 1920s medieval-revival structure, like Carnegie Hall Tower it incorporates complementary materials and decoration.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Post-Modern Manhattan: West 50s + 60s


 

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