100 Riverside Drive

aka 100-102 Riverside Drive; 327-333 West 82nd Street


100 Riverside Drive

aka 100-102 Riverside Drive; 327-333 West 82nd Street



Date: 1937-8

NB Number: NB 188-1937

Type: Apartment Building

Architect: Boak & Paris

Developer/Owner/Builder: Natoma Estates, Inc.

NYC Landmarks Designation:  Historic District

Landmark Designation Report: Riverside Drive – West End Historic District Extension I

Primary Style: Art Deco

Primary Facade: Brick and Cast Stone

Stories: 19 stories and penthouse

Window Type/Material: Octagonal window with casement; octagonal windows in roof top bulkhead; corner casement windows

Decorative Metal Work: Historic railings at setbacks; possibly historic window grilles; metal-and-glass doors

Significant Architectural Features: One-story cast-stone base; brick colonnettes with stylized cast-stone finials and corbels; decorative cast-stone entrance surround with inset lights and octagonal window; bays above entrance recessed; decorative string courses; c-shaped balcony cut outs at 17th story; bulkhead with octagonal window; one-story extension (service entrance) on east

Site Features: Semi-circular grilles in sidewalk on both frontages

South Facade: Door – Possibly historic primary door; Windows – Mixed; Security Grilles – Mixed (upper stories); Sidewalk Material – Concrete; Curb Material – Concrete with metal nosing

East Facade: Red brick; corner windows; setbacks; windows mixed; through-wall air conditioners

West Facade: Two-story cast-stone window surrounds; molded enframement at entrance to professional office; mixed windows and grilles; cast-stone window surrounds at 16th story; through-wall air conditioners; non-historic light; sign; concrete with metal nosing

North Facade: Red brick, except for west-facing side of lower setbacks; windows mixed; historic railings; some brick replaced or repointed

Historic District: Riverside Drive-West End HD Extension I

Alterations: Brick replaced and repointed; water table at corned replaced; through-wall air conditioners; non-historic grille altered for air conditioner; doorbell and camera at service entrance; remote utlity meter; Siamese hydrant and sigot

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