Upper East Side Turns From Glass Boxes To Classic Architecture

March 23, 2021Read Full Article

Is there a Manhattan enclave more synonymous with timeless style and grace than the Upper East Side? Long a bastion of class, distinction and old money, the enclave sets its own tone, forgoing passing fads. Now, the neighborhood is returning to its roots by investing a select few all-new buildings with the time-honored architecture, bespoke detailing and Roaring Twenties Art Deco style that cemented its status a century ago.


Nowhere is the trend more evident than in four residential buildings recently completed or nearing completion. The Benson, from architect Peter Pennoyer.