328 West 108th Street

328 West 108th Street


Date: 1898-99

NB Number: NB 177-1898

Borough of Manhattan Tax Map Information: Block 1892, Lot 62

Type:  Rowhouse

Architect:  Janes & Leo

Developer/Owner/Builder: Joseph A. Farley

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: 5

Historic District: Upper West Side - Central Park West HD

Special Windows: Diamond-pane casements at ground floor; transoms with curved muntins at second story

Decorative Metal Work: Entrance stair handrail; second-story balconette; fourth-story railing above oriel

Significant Architectural Features: Rusticated limestone base and brick upper stories; single stair with iron railings leads to central entrance; entrance with radiating lintels, cartouche, and modillioned door hood supported by scrolled brackets; iron-and-glass double-leaf doors; two-story angled oriel above ground floor; second-story windows feature iron balconettes and unified terra-cotta enframement with central broken pediment; denticulated cornice above third story; fourth-story windows with incised lintels; historic wood windows including ground-floor diamond pane windows, second-story casements, and upper-story one-over-one double-hung sash; modillioned cornice

Alterations: Storm windows installed in front of historic second story windows

Building Notes: Built as part of a row of three dwellings at 324 to 328 West 108th Street; historic image of row appears in the Real Estate Record and Guide 62:656 (November 5, 1898)

South Facade: Designed (historic, painted)

Door(s): Historic primary door; historic iron secondary entrance gate

Windows: Replaced

Security Grilles: Historic (upper stories)

Cornice: Original

Sidewalk Material(s): Concrete

Curb Material(s): Granite

Areaway Paving Material: Concrete with planting bed

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