In the Press

Problem Solved! For Co-ops and Condos

Published in Habitat Magazine on January 17, 2023 by: Bill Morris.
Why Tackling Two Projects At Once Is a Smart Strategy

Century-Old Park Avenue Co-op Gets a Facelift for the Ages

Published in Habitat Magazine on June 29, 2022 by: Bill Morris.
When they got ready to tackle their latest cycle of mandatory facade repairs, the nine members of the co-op board at 1185 Park Ave. decided this was no time to cut corners.

By Combining Two Jobs, Co-op Board Cut Down on Soft Costs

Published in Habitat Magazine on June 14, 2022.
By repairing its roof and facade simultaneously, the board in this co-op saved money on soft costs.

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.