Located halfway between Boston and Washington D.C., New York City consists of five boroughs: Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, The Bronx, and Staten Island. As a major international city, New York is the hub for many industries ranging from finance on Wall Street to entertainment in Midtown. The City houses approximately 8 million people of which 40% are foreign born. With such a diverse population, New York offers various neighborhoods each with a unique feel. From the bright lights and skyscrapers of Time Square in Midtown to the quiet brownstone-filled streets of Park Slope, everyone finds a reason to call New York home.
In the late 1800s and early 1900s, the City began developing many residentialneighborhoods. This included construction of such as structures as brownstones and large apartment buildings. 19th century row houses apartment buildings still exist in New York today: from the French Renaissance and German Gothic architecture of The Dakota and the San Remo in The Upper West Side, to the neo-Gothic architecture of Tudor City in Midtown East, to the Edwardian Baroque style of Old Police Building Condominiums in Soho, to Battery Park City's Liberty House post-modern style, The Archive's Romanesque revival architecture in the West Village, and 53 Park Place's neo-classicism architecture in Tribeca. Regardless of the building style, Tungsten Property recognizes the importance of quality architecture.