324 West 83rd Street



324 West 83rd Street


Date: 1901-1902

NB Number: NB 480-1901

Type:  Flats

Architect:  Pelham, George F.

Developer/Owner/Builder: Elias Kempner

NYC Landmarks Designation:  Historic District

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

National Register Designation: N/A

Primary Style:  Beaux-Arts

Primary Facade:   iron-spot brick, Stone, and Terra Cotta

Stories: 7

Window Type/Material: See Structure

Structure:  Significant Architectural Features: Rusticated stone base; ironspot brick upper facade; multi story bowed bays with elaborately carved bases; terra cotta banding and stringcourse at seventh story; stoop cheek walls with carved scrolls; balcony; windows with stone or terra cotta flared lintels with elaborate keystones; eared surrounds; cornice; decorative metal work: possibly historic fire escape

Building Notes: Historic wrought iron reinstalled on replacement doors

Site Features: Historic metal areaway fences; diamond plate stairs with pipe railing; areaway open under stoop

North Facade: Designed (historic, painted) Stoop: Painted Door(s): Replaced primary door Windows: Replaced (upper stories); replaced (basement) Security Grilles: Not historic (basement) Cornice: Historic Sidewalk Material(s): Concrete Curb Material(s): Stone Areaway Wall/Fence Materials: Historic metal fence; gate reinforced with mesh Areaway Paving Material: Concrete

West Facade: Not designed (historic) (partially visible) Facade Notes: Parged

Historic District: Riverside Drive-West End HD Extension I

Alterations: Stoop walls painted, treads resurfaced; entrance transom and doors replaced; one window in basement painted over, another infilled with wood panels; balcony altered for fire escape; basement painted; lights; conduits; remote utility meters; alarms; signage; intercom; pipes; spigots


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