168 West 79th Street

Formerly Academy of the Sacred Heart

168 West 79th Street


Date: 1894-95

NB Number: NB 277-1894

Type:  Rowhouse

Architect:  Thom & Wilson

Developer/Owner/Builder: Srs. of charity of St. Vincent de Paul

Row Configuration: Mirror Image

NYC Landmarks Designation:  Historic District

Landmark Designation Report: Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District, Vol. 3

National Register Designation: N/A

Primary Style:  Renaissance Revival

Primary Facade:   Stone

Stories: 4 with basement

Window Type/Material: One-over-one double-hung/Wood

Basement Type: Raised

Stoop Type: Straight

Structure: Mixed: masonry walls with steel girders

Historic District: Upper West Side - Central Park West HD

Alterations: Site formerly occupied by wood framed building with attached stable


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