The high-ceilinged ground floor and spacious upper stories of this
characteristic of the large loft spaces that drew contemporary artists to
Soho from the 1950s onwards. The simple boxy massing of the structure, its
two facades of large glass panes supported by slender cast-iron elements,
and its reduced geometric ornament foreshadow the pared-down metal and
glass skyscrapers of the 20th century. Minimalist artist Donald Judd owned
this building and once lived here.