The seahorses of a 57th Street apartment house

SeahorsecloseupNew York apartment buildings are decorated with all kinds of interesting creatures. Over the years I’ve seen birds, horses, elephants, even the heads of sheep.

But I’ve never spotted a seahorse, until recently.

This luxury apartment building at 340 East 57th Street features an enchanting row of seahorse bas reliefs. Maybe the developer made his fortune off the sea?

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4 Responses to “The seahorses of a 57th Street apartment house”

  1. Ricky Says:

    If you walk a little further east on 57th, between 1st and Sutton, you will find a building where on one the iron window gates there is a spider. Kathie Lee and Frank Gifford once lived in the building.

  2. snoh Says:

    Check out 80 Broad Street. It also has seahorses…

  3. Starfish and sea creatures on Beekman Street | Ephemeral New York Says:

    [...] Farther uptown, there’s another building decorated with ocean-dwelling critters. [...]

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