393 West End Avenue

391 West End Avenue; 300 West 79th Street

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393 West End Avenue

 

Date: 1927

NB Number: NB 593-1926

Type:  Apartment Building

Architect:  Goldner & Goldner

Developer/Owner/Builder: Norge Realty Co.

NYC Landmarks Designation:  Historic District

Landmark Designation Report: Addendum to the West End-Collegiate Historic District Extension Designation Report

National Register Designation: N/A

Primary Style:  Colonial Revival

Primary Facade:   Brick, Cast Stone, Stone, and Terra Cotta

Stories: 15

Historic District: West End-Collegiate HD Extension

Significant Architectural Features: Two-story decorative stone door surround; decorative terracotta band above second story; arched stone lintels at first and 14th stories; decorative brick piers and spandrels; swags at parapet below cornice

Alterations: Most of the multi-pane steel casement windows replaced by one-over-one doublehung aluminum; sidewalk canopy; one non-historic light fixture by entrance doors

Building Notes: Two historic light fixtures by entrance doors.

East Facade: Designed (historic)
Door(s): Historic primary door; historic inner wood-and-glass doors
Windows: Mixed (upper stories); mixed (basement)
Cornice: Original
Sidewalk Material(s): Concrete
Curb Material(s): Concrete, bluestone, granite

North Facade: Designed (historic)
Facade Notes: Similar to West End Avenue facade; most windows replaced; non-historic door; non-historic metal gate at rear areaway; concrete sidewalk and curb

South Facade: Not designed (historic) (partially visible)
Facade Notes: Brick facade; replacement sash (except for two lines of multi-pane steel casement windows); water tower

West Facade: Not designed (historic) (partially visible)
Facade Notes: Brick facade; most windows replaced; metal fire escape

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