326 West 85th Street

326 West 85th Street


Date: 1892

NB Number: NB 712-1892

Type:  Rowhouse

Architect:  True, Clarence

Developer/Owner/Builder: Charles G Judson

Row Configuration: ABAABA

NYC Landmarks Designation:  Historic District and Individual Landmark

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

National Register Designation: N/A

Primary Style:  Romanesque Revival

Primary Facade:   Brick and red sandstone

Stories: 3

Window Type/Material: See Structure

Roof Type/Material: Pitched/Clay Tile

Structure:  Significant Architectural Features: First story faced in rusticated red sandstone; original red sandstone stoop; original wood and iron main entrance door; rusticated bands of orange brick at upper stories; ornately carved sandstone course between first and second stories spans the width of the facade; slightly projecting bay at second story supported by corbels, features a clay tile pent roof, three arched windows are topped by sandstone voussoirs; topped by a false tiled pent roof with a iron cornice and raised rinceaux run the length of the soffit; Special Windows: Second story projected bay with paired one-over-one windows; third story arched one-over-one windows Decorative Metal Work: Historic decorative metal work on door

Building Notes: Designated New York City Landmark April16, 1991, (LP-1682); one of six mid-block rowhouses built to follow an ABAABA pattern.

Site Features: Raised curbed areaway with cast-iron railings

North Facade: Designed (historic) Stoop: Original Door(s): Original primary door Windows: Original (upper stories); historic (basement) Security Grilles: Historic (upper stories); historic (basement) Roof: Pitched – clay tile (original) Notable Roof Features: Pent roof Cornice: Original Sidewalk Material(s): Concrete Curb Material(s): Stone Areaway Wall/Fence Materials: Cast iron Areaway Paving Material: Concrete

Historic District: Riverside Drive-West End HD Extension I

Alterations: Non-historic light fixture above main entrance; aluminum storm sash covers original sash

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