23 Riverside Drive

23 Riverside Drive


Date: 1895-97

NB Number: NB 1395-95

Block: 1184

Lot: 62

Type:  Rowhouse

Architect:  Gilbert, C.P.H.

Developer/Owner/Builder: Lisa Hull

NYC Landmarks Designation:  Historic District

Landmark Designation Report: West End – Collegiate Historic District

National Register Designation: N/A

Primary Style:  Francois I

Primary Facade:   Brick, Limestone, Roman Brick, Terra Cotta, and Yellow roman brick

Stories: 4

Elements: Four-story rowhouse; limestone base; set back upper floors of yellow Roman brick with terra-cotta trim; one-over-one wood sash windows with curved sash at the two-story curved bay above the first floor; low walled box stoop; double-leaf, wood and plate glass entry doors with arched transom containing wrought-iron grilles Francois I detailing including quoins, drip moldings at second floor windows with end bosses in animal form and gargoyles above fourth floor windows; elaborate cornice; wrought-iron grate under first floor window; wrought-iron areaway gate and railing.

Historic District: West End - Collegiate HD

Alterations: Storm windows added at first third arid fourth floors; entry lamp added.

History: Built as one of a row of two houses (Nos. 23-24);

References: New York City* Department of Buildings, Manhattan, Plans, Permits and Dockets.

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