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Siena Condominium

Of architectural landmark quality and generous proportions, The Siena benefits from its unique position adjacent to the landmarked Roman Catholic Church St. Jean Baptiste built in in 1913 by Nicolas Serracino. The building echoes and modernizes the impressive style lines of the church with a base of stone and granite that mirrors the cornice line of the rectory. The Siena has corner towers of it’s owns reflective of the church’s style which surround the crown of the building: a thirty-five-foot-high ornamental octagonal equipment enclosure at the top. Architecture critics agree this is a fine example of Post-Modern design and note: the silhouette is well proportioned and finely detailed with setbacks and recesses – a perfect modern companion to the century old church it shares the block with.

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