242 West 104th Street

242 West 104th Street


Date: 1898

NB Number: NB 74-1898

Type:  Flats

Architect:  Pelham, George F.

Developer/Owner/Builder: Jas W Taylor

NYC Landmarks Designation:  Historic District

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

National Register Designation: N/A

Primary Style:  Renaissance Revival

Primary Facade:   Brick, Granite, and Terra Cotta

Stories: 6

Window Type/Material: See Structure

Structure:  Significant Architectural Features: One story granite base with rusticated beltcourses, voussoir style window lintels, and primary entrance enframement with paired Ionic columns supporting an entablature with ornamented frieze; wood and glass double leaf doors with transom; brick clad upper stories feature curved outer bays; window openings with full terra cotta enframements, some with molded lintels, some with piers ornamented with cornucopia and cartouches; top story features terra cotta beltcourses running between windows; modillioned cornice

Building Notes: Built in conjunction with 2709 Broadway and 244 West 104th Street

North Facade: Designed (historic, base painted) Door(s): Historic primary door Windows: Replaced (upper stories); replaced (basement) Security Grilles: Not historic (upper stories); not historic (basement) Cornice: Original Sidewalk Material(s): Concrete Curb Material(s): Granite Areaway Wall/Fence Materials: Ornate iron fence with stone curb Areaway Paving Material: Concrete with metal stairs to basement

Historic District: Riverside-West End Historic District Extension II

Alterations: Fire Escape


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