The buildings other unmistakable Rudolph elements include floor plans that resemble palm fronds designed on a childs Spirograph. The multiple curves make the buildings immediately recognizable as thoughtful works of architecture. Several other New York towers the 1987 Corinthian Apartments by Der Scutt and Michael Schimenti, on First Avenue and 37th Street, and the 1973 Lincoln Plaza Tower by Horace Ginsbern & Associates (where the corrugated bricks turn into fluted columns), at 44 West 62nd Street, are its compatriots, but in those cases the largest curves are made of glass. In Rudolphs buildings the windows are flat, and the curves are entirely masonry, giving the buildings their almost primeval mien.
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