In the Press

London Terrace Towers Co-op Board Gets a Pleasant Surprise

Published in Habitat Magazine on December 2, 2021 By: Bill Morris
Surprises are not uncommon when it comes to maintaining buildings in New York City. What is uncommon is how some co-op and condo boards manage to get residents on board with the need and the means to pay for unexpected – and unexpectedly expensive – repairs.

Bricks Return With Style in New High-End Buildings

Published in The New York Times on Oct. 13, 2021 By: Joanne Kaufman
Tired, perhaps, of the familiar glass buildings around New York City, developers are getting creative with custom-designed brickwork.


Published in Habitat Magazine in July, 2021 By: Paula Chin
Howard L. Zimmerman discusses the problems faced and how HLZAE addresses those problems for our projects.

A condo building couldn’t collapse in NYC. Or could it?

Published on The Real Deal on July 20, 2021 By: Erin Hudson
Basement leaks and cracks. Faulty mechanical and electrical systems. Porous roofs and crumbling facades. You name it, Howard L. Zimmerman has seen it.

Artist in Residency Initiatives Give NYC’s Creators a Lift

Published in Interior Design on October 26, 2020 By: Annie Block
The landmarked New York Life Insurance Company building by McKim, Mead & White turned luxury condominium by Howard L. Zimmerman Architects, Jeffrey Beers International, and SLCE Architects is providing studio space to NYAA students and alumni, such as painter Tabitha Whitley, at no cost.

Building Issues: Cavity Check

Published in Habitat Magazine in July, 2021 By: Carol Ott
Howard L. Zimmerman discusses Postwar buildings going under the microscope.

Covered in White Brick, and Showing Their Age

Published in The New York Times on October 3, 2011 By: Diane Cardwell
Over the decades, white brick buildings — those wedding-cake-shape stalwarts of postwar living — have fallen out of favor and in again among residents, architects and preservationists. Now some of them are falling apart.

Battle of the Butts

Published in the New York Post on July 14, 2011
By: Kristen Fleming

For many New Yorkers, owning a 1,000-square-foot one-bedroom condo in a posh Upper East Side doorman building is a dream come true.

A Restoration Revealed Piece by Piece

Published in The New York Times on July 8, 2011
By: Alison Gregor

Chelsea residents could be pardoned if they’ve forgotten what the Anglo-Italianate façade of the statuesque London Terrace Gardens apartment complex looks like: It’s been shrouded in scaffolding for years while undergoing a painstaking restoration.

Star of Real Estate Boom is Confronting Hard Times

Published in The New York Times on December 1, 2009
By: Christine Haughney

Through the real estate boom, few new developers filled the city with luxury condominiums as fast as Shaya Boymelgreen. He turned Wall Street corner offices into minimalist bachelor lairs, built TriBeCa apartments snapped up by celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow and crowded the edges of Park Slope, Brooklyn, with condos.