Terracotta Tiles Enhance a New York High Rise’s Appearance while Resolving Safety Issues
by Elyse Cooper
When the building at 215 East 68th Street in the Upper East Side of Manhattan was erected in 1962, masonry technology was not where it is today. After a series of repairs, each becoming more costly, the building owners decided to tear off the existing exterior and start anew, creating a building that is structurally and environmentally sound while giving it a sleek, streamlined appearance.
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