I love the lilac, lavendar blue gray color and patina on this door. I hope it stays this way for a while.
In front of the door is a triangle in the road that marks the site of an old Native American “castle”, so called because there was a wall around it. The door is at 5 Ninth Avenue, NYC.
The charming Jefferson Market Library has lots of interesting history. For example, Stamford White’s murderer, Harry K. Thaw, was arraigned there.
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The Victorian Gothic style building was designed by architects Frederick Clark Withers and Calvert Vaux (who also helped design Central Park). It was erected (along with an adjacent prison and market) during the years 1875 to 1877.
Shot with Samsung Galaxy 8+, edited in Lightroom and OnOne.
Built in 1910 this building is just off 5th Avenue, not far from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. We went to see the Michelangelo exhibit.