498 West End Avenue, aka 494-498 West End Avenue, 274-280 West 84th Street

498 West End Avenue


Date: 1911-1912

NB Number: NB 346-1911

Type:  Apartment House

Architect:  Neville & Bagge

Developer/Owner/Builder: Charles E McManus

NYC Landmarks Designation:  Historic District

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

National Register Designation: N/A

Primary Style:  Renaissance Revival

Primary Facade:   Brick, Limestone, and Terra Cotta

Stories: 12

Window Type/Material: One-over-one/Wood

Structure:  Significant Architectural Features: Rusticated limestone from first to third stories, Ionic pilasters framing entrance; cornice at fourth and 11th stories; ornate terra cotta enframements with keystones at each window; arched terra cotta extrados with ornate tympanum over 12th story windows; Special Windows: One-over-one wood windows at first story; Decorative Metal Work: Iron canopy and brackets over entrance, iron security door grille and transom and sidelights, security grilles at basement windows.

West Facade: Designed (historic) Stoop: Original Door(s): Possibly historic primary door Windows: Mixed (upper stories); possibly historic (basement) Security Grilles: Original (basement) Cornice: Removed Sidewalk Material(s): Concrete Curb Material(s): Stone North Facade: Designed (historic)

East Facade: Designed (historic) (partially visible)

Historic District: Riverside Drive-West End HD Extension I

Alterations: Cornice removed at roof line, some windows replaced


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