314 West 103rd Street



314 West 103rd Street


Date: 1889-1890

NB Number: NB 781-1889

Type:  Rowhouse

Architect:  Angell, Edward L.

Developer/Owner/Builder: Robert B Baird

NYC Landmarks Designation:  Historic District

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

National Register Designation: N/A

Primary Style:  Romanesque Revival

Primary Facade:   Brick and Brownstone

Stories: 3 and basement

Roof Type/Material: Pitched/See Structure

Structure: Significant Architectural Features: Brownstone lower stories with rough faced, rusticated basement; parlor floor window openings and former entrance feature stone transom bars and pedimented hoods; upper stories clad in yellow Roman brick, window openings feature brownstone lintels; brownstone spandrels between second and third stories with vegetal ornament; irregular roofline with denticulated cornice, brownstone tympanum, and small peaked roof

Building Notes: Built as part of a pair with 312 West 103rd Street

North Facade: Designed (historic, brownstone elements painted) Stoop: Removed Door(s): Replaced primary door Windows: Replaced (upper stories); replaced (basement) Security Grilles: Not historic (basement) Cornice: Original Sidewalk Material(s): Concrete Curb Material(s): Concrete with metal plate Areaway Wall/Fence Materials: Non-historic metal fence and ramp handrail above brick curb Areaway Paving Material: Brick pavers

Historic District: Riverside-West End Historic District Extension II

Alterations: Stoop removed, entrance moved to basement; windows replaced (historically oneover-over double-hung sash with stained glass transoms); access ramp installed in areaway; marquee installed above basement entrance; railing installed above cornice


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