48-56 West 72nd Street, aka 50 West 72nd Street

The Ruxton

48-56 West 72nd Street

Date: 1926-27

NB Number: 25-1926

Type:  Apartment Hotel

Architect:  Sugarman & Berger

Developer/Owner/Builder: 48-56 West 72nd Street Corp.

NYC Landmarks Designation:  Historic District

Landmark Designation Report: Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District

National Register Designation: N/A

Primary Style:  Neo-Renaissance

Primary Facade:   Brick, Stone, and Terra Cotta

Stories: 16

Window Type: Paired four-over-four double-hung/Wood

Structure: Steel frame construction (Fireproof)

History: Site formerly occupied by five stone-fronted rowhouses of four stories with basements

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Alterations: Ground story refaced; Storefronts added

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