330 West 76th Street

330 West 76th Street


Date: 1894-95

NB Number: NB 421-94

Block: 1185

Lot: 41

Type:  Townhouse

Architect:  Gilbert, C.P.H.

Developer/Owner/Builder: Bryan Kennelly

NYC Landmarks Designation:  Historic District

Landmark Designation Report: West End – Collegiate Historic District

National Register Designation: N/A

Primary Style:  Francois I

Primary Facade:   Brick, Limestone, Metalwork, Roman Brick, tan brick, and Yellow roman brick

Stories: 5

Elements: Five-story town house, originally three stories with mansard roof; limestone base; yellow Roman brick on second and third floors; tan brick at fourth and fifth floors; low stoop; arched entry with decorative metalwork in transom; balcony above base with solid, carved railing; two-story curved bay above base capped with balustrade; limestone window trim at second floor; carved limestone panels with shields and gargoyles above third floor windows.

Historic District: West End - Collegiate HD

Alterations: Fourth and fifth floors added, removing continuation of third floor balustrade acting as cornice, open loggia, conical turret, dormer, and tile mansard roof; new stoop, railing, and entry door with sidelights added; two-over-two (horizontal muntin) wood sash installed; storm windows installed on second, third, fourth and fifth floors; wrought-iton window grilles added at first floor; wrought-iron areaway railing installed; entry lamps added.

History: Bryan Kennelly was one of New York’s best known real estate experts at the turn of the century. A trustee of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, he succeeded his father as real estate appraiser for the city.

References: New York City, Department of Buildings, Manhattan, Plans, Permits and Dockets. New York Times, December 29,1923, p. 13, “Bryan Kennelly” (Obituary).

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