The scaffolding has come off the tumor-ish growth on 148 East 19th Street, now known in its glassy seven-floor state as Gramercy 19. So how does this tipster-submitted photo compare to the rendering? Pretty closely! We've still got only the teaser website to turn to, but the building was planned as studios and one- and two-bedrooms. Will Gramercy 19 get along with the neighbors, or does it take the architectural smorgasbord of Block Beautiful, known for its 19th and early 20th century buildings, to a whole new level?
Our tipster notes, "Looks like they've stuck small 'decorative' lights on the sides of the building next to the fire escape." Indeed:
· Gramercy 19 coverage [Curbed]