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News December 2016

Albert Ledner is best known in New York architecture circles for his two buildings in Greenwich Village for the National Maritime Union: the dormitory building that is now the Maritime and Dream hotels and the union headquarters building that is now a Lenox Hill Hospital facility. You know them—the hotel with the giant porthole windows and the saw-toothed white “ship” on 7th Avenue. That Ledner has been called “anything but conventional,” is only the start. This long understudied architect is finally getting some serious attention.... MORE