…dressed as the buildings that made them famous.

Left to Right: Stewart Walker (Fuller Building), Leonard Schultze (Waldorf-Astoria), Ely Jacques Kahn (Squibb Building), William Van Alen (Chrysler Building), Ralph Walker (1 Wall Street), D.E.Ward (Metropolitan Tower), and Joseph H. Freelander (Museum of New York)

Here is a great piece on why Ralph Walker was America’s most underrated architect. Photos of the actual buildings below.

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41 E 57th St (Fuller Building)

The Fuller Building - 41 East 57th Street, New York, NY

301 Park Ave (Waldorf Astoria)

02 Waldorf 301 Park

745 Fifth Ave (Squibb Building)

03 Squibb 745 Fifth

405 Lexington (Chrysler Tower)

04 Chrysler 405 Lexington

One Wall Street

05 One Wall Street

1 Madison Ave (Metropolitan Tower)

06 Metropolitan Tower 1 Madison

1220 Fifth Ave (Museum of NY)

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