307 West 105th Street

307 West 105th Street


Date: 1899-1900

Type:  Townhouse

Architect:  Janes & Leo

Developer/Owner/Builder: Hamilton W. Weed

Row Configuration: One of four houses (30-307 West 105th Street) built by same architect and developer, between 1899-1900

NYC Landmarks Designation:  Historic District

Landmark Designation Report: Riverside Drive- West 105th Street Historic District

National Register Designation: N/A

Primary Style:  Beaux-Arts

Primary Facade:   Brick, dark red brick, Limestone, Metal, and Red Brick

Description: No. 307 is differentiated from the other three houses by having a bowed front and a projecting columnar porch at the entry. Its facade is framed by quoins.

Nos. 303 and 305, display similar ornate facades to No. 301. At ground level, the central entrances are flanked by Doric columns. Some second story windows are richly adorned by pediments behind balustrades above the English basements. A bracketed metal cornice separates the fourth floor from the unadorned attic story.

No. 301 has a projecting bay rising the height of the building. Stone ornament is restricted to the second and third floors where it enframes the triple windows. There are two small balconies with iron railings on the second and fourth floors.

Historic District: Riverside Drive-West 105th Street HD

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