53 West 70th Street

53 West 70th Street


Date: 1890-91

NB Number: 1257-1890

Type:  Rowhouse

Architect:  Buek, Charles & Co.

Developer/Owner/Builder: Charles Buek & Co.

NYC Landmarks Designation:  Historic District

Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District, Vol. 2

Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District, Vol. 3

Landmark Designation Report: One of two rowhouses in a mirror image configuration

National Register Designation: N/A

Primary Style:  Renaissance Revival

Primary Facade:   Brownstone

Stories: 4 with basement

Window Type: One-over-one double-hung/Wood; Arched transoms/Wood

Basement Type: Raised

Structure: Masonry bearing walls

Historic District: Upper West Side - Central Park West HD

Wish List: 


Stoop removed; basement entrance created, ornament stripped (1959: Alt 1258-1959 [Source: Alteration Application]; Architect — Frank S. Lindgren; Owners— Samuel Pugatch & Benjamin Hackel)

Cornice removed.

Projecting bay extended and joined with No. 55; facade resurfaced and ground story refaced.


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