The timing couldn’t have been better for New York City-based development company Clipper Equity, which was in the market for a condo conversion project in Brooklyn. The NY Telephone Building immediately caught their eye.
The Guth Complex presented a hum-drum façade to central St. Louis for the past hundred years. Its four buildings, once painted white, had faded to a dingy gray. For most of its 100-year history, the complex was surrounded by similar operations: warehouses, workshops, and small factories.