When you think of old-school, New York style, the first thing that comes to mind is a traditional stone building with a brick facade.
However, this building style is no longer an option for most New Yorkers, and it’s getting a new lease of life in the suburbs.
Here are some of the most iconic and well-known examples of old fashioned architecture that you can now build in your backyard.1.
The Great Western Hotel New York, New Jersey, United StatesBuilt in 1882, the Great Western was the last building to be built on the site of the old New York Public School.
Today, the building has been renovated to house an art museum, and the hotel is home to the National Park Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and many other federal and state agencies.
The hotel itself is a gem of a structure that is the perfect home for your backyard garden.2.
The Old Hudson Building New York’s Old Hudson Hotel, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, United KingdomBuilt in 1777, this landmark building is known for its ornate roof, ornate lobby, and intricate staircases.
Built on a site formerly known as the former Old City Market, the Old Hudson is considered one of the best old-style hotels in the United States, and was built in response to the growing demand for lodging in New England.
The property features the oldest-known staircase in the world, a spiral staircase built into a wall.3.
The Royal Observatory New York Times building, New London, Connecticut, United U.K.
Built in 1904, the New York Observer building is the world’s largest observation tower.
Located in central New York State, the tower was designed by architect George Washington, who is credited with bringing New York to prominence as a trading city.
The tower, which is still standing, was designed to provide an ideal setting for viewing the celestial bodies, including the Sun and Moon, the stars and planets.4.
The D.W. Griffith Building Los Angeles, California, United StateBuilt in 1929, the D. W. Griffith Museum of Art is the largest public art museum in the U-S.
and is one of only three museums in the country to have been built in one location.
Built in 1929 in Hollywood, California by Griffith himself, the museum is home of the world famous Griffith Light Cinema, which displays films shot by the famed cinematographer.5.
The Grand Hyatt Hotel Los Angeles Hilton, Los Angeles , California, U.