315 West 106th Street (aka 311-317 West 106th Street)

315 West 106th Street (aka 311-317 West 106th Street)


Date: 1925

NB Number: NB 456-1925

Type:  Apartment Building

Architect:  Candela, Rosario

Developer/Owner/Builder: Paterno Brothers Corporation

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, Limestone, and Terra Cotta

Stories: 15

Window Type/Material: Some six-over-six and eight-over-eight double-hung /Wood

Structure:  Significant Architectural Features: Tripartite composition with two-story base, eleven story middle section, and two story capital; base clad with smooth ashlar limestone with granite water table; primary entrance features double height, round arched enframement with keystone; door surround includes piers and modillioned entablature with cartouche; iron and glass double leaf doors with transom; second story window openings within entrance enframement includes arched headed, multi-paned sash separated by stone mullions; lower window openings feature molded enframements; molded beltcourse separates base from brick clad upper stories; third and fourth story terra cotta window enframements, fourth story with pediments and balustrades; upper stories feature molded window sills; some historic six-over-six and eight-over-eight double-hung wood windows; beltcourses below seventh and 15th stories; balconettes below seventh  and ninth story windows; top stories feature molded terra cotta window enframements; modillioned cornice with ornamented frieze; Special Windows: Arched headed sash above primary entrance; Decorative Metal Work: Ground floor window grilles

South Facade: Designed (historic) Door(s): Historic primary door; non-historic secondary entrance gate Windows: Mixed Security Grilles: Historic (upper stories) Cornice: Original Sidewalk Material(s): Concrete Curb Material(s): Bluestone

East Facade: Not designed (historic) (partially visible) Facade Notes: Parged brick side wall; one bay of windows in front section; light course with several regular bays of windows

West Facade: Not designed (historic) (partially visible) Facade Notes: Brick side wall; one bay of windows

Historic District: Riverside-West End Historic District Extension II

Alterations: Most windows replaced (historically six-over-six and eight-over-eight double hung sash)


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