|45 Tudor City Place|
- Said to be one of the first three skyscrapers in the world built for residential use.
- 22 floors, 403 apartments, 2 penthouses. Most apartments are studios and one bedrooms.
- Home to restaurant and grocery spaces that remain restaurant and grocery spaces to this day.
- Opened as an apartment hotel (efficiency apartments offering hotel amenities like room service, and maid and laundry services, for an additional fee. All resident calls come through a central switchboard).
At left, the pointed-arch plaque at the entrance reads
Designed and Constructed by
The FRED F. FRENCH Company
Anno Domini One Thousand
Nine Hundred Twenty Seven
Prospect Tower is best known for its two spectacular rooftops:
The North Roof, popular with residents and film crews
The South Roof, home to the beloved Tudor City Sign
We conclude this survey of the First Unit with two images from a 1930 brochure:
|Street view, around 1929. Tudor City Sign yet to be installed|
|Floor plan, 1929. Dotted lines represent Murphy beds.|