The Castles and Clashes of Columbus Circle

The battle between Steve Ross and Joe Moinian over the fate of 3 Columbus Circle is only the latest in a long line of controversial developments to consume the century-old redoubt. From Robert Moses to Jackie O., from Art Deco to High Modern, Columbus Circle has been one of the great stages for New York City’s building history. See how it all played out since Columbus first arrived in on the corner in 1892.

SLIDESHOW: The Castles of Columbus Circle

mchaban [at] observer.com | @mc_nyo

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