315-317 West 98th Street, aka 313-317 West 98th Street

Holland Court Apartments



315-317 West 98th Street, aka 313-317 West 98th Street


Date: 1908-1909

NB Number: NB 407-1908

Type:  Apartment Building

Architect:  Schwartz & Gross

Developer/Owner/Builder: Meteor Realty & Construction Co

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, Stone, and Terra Cotta

Stories: 8

Window Type/Material: See Structure

Structure: Significant Architectural Features: Stone base rusticated at first and second story; upper stories white brick laid in Flemish bond; entrance with granite pilasters supporting a segmental arched pediment; balconies; spandrels with roundels (polychrome terra cotta at upper stories); inset bay windows some with historic wood casements and transoms; flared lintels with keystones and end blocks at sixth story; pseudo arcade at seventh and eight stories with round arched windows, raised brick panels and polychrome terra cotta cartouches; deep copper cornice; Special Windows: Inset bay windows; French casement windows with pivot transoms; Decorative Metal Work: Balcony and balconette railings

South Facade: Designed (historic, painted) Stoop: Painted Door(s): Replaced primary door Windows: Mixed (upper stories); replaced (basement) Security Grilles: Not historic (upper stories); not historic (basement) Cornice: Original Sidewalk Material(s): Concrete Curb Material(s): Concrete

East Facade: Not designed (historic) (partially visible) Facade Notes: White brick, patched; stone bands and base at return; chain-link fence on roof

West Facade: Not designed (historic) (partially visible) Facade Notes: Stone base; brick, patched, repointed; clay tile coping; light court; segmental arched windows; one window altered in light court; windows replaced; fence with barbed wire across light court; wires; through-wall air conditioner in light court

Historic District: Riverside-West End Historic District Extension II

Alterations: Some windows replaced, with multi-light sash; some railings altered with additional metal work; non-historic grille altered for air conditioner; dish antenna; lights (replaced prior to the 1980s); remote utility meter; spigot; bird deterrent wire


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