Tudor City (Manhattan, NY)
By Robert DeFalco, Robert DeFalco Realty
(Robert DeFalco Realty)
Spotlight on Tudor City, Manhattan Tudor City is an apartment complex located at the southern edge of Turtle Bay, a neighborhood on the east side of Midtown Manhattan. It is located between 40th and 43rd Streets, and bordered by First Avenue to the east and Second Avenue to the west. Named after England’s Tudor dynasty, Tudor City has the distinction of being the first residential skyscraper in the world.Before the development of Tudor City, the area was home to shanty towns and slaughterhouses, and was known for it’s high crime rates. However, in the 1920s, real estate developed Fred F. French set out to create his vision of an urban utopia. Inspired by other similar nearby projects, like the now-historic Turtle Bay Gardens and Sutton Place, French began construction on the largest res...
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By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Feng Shui in New York City @ Historic Tudor CityAs well as I think I know New York City and much of Manhattan, I don't know how I've missed this beautiful, historic place.  I'd likely not have seen it, either, had I not been called to Feng Shui a New York City Apartment.  I was fortunate to get there early and had time to explore this lovely part of Midtown that I had never seen before.It was truly like stepping back in time.  The streets are very narrow for residents only and it is the quietest area of the City I have ever been in; if you didn't KNOW you were in New York City, you wouldn't believe you were right in the HEART of it!A bit of history that my client shared with me:  Tudor City is a historic district in Midtown Manhattan and was developed in the 1920's by Fred F. French.  H...
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