72 West 87th Street, aka 549-555 Columbus Avenue, aka The Prague

549 Columbus Avenue, 551 Columbus Avenue, 553 Columbus Avenue, 555 Columbus Avenue

72 West 87th Street

aka 549-555 Columbus Avenue

aka The Prague


Date: 1888-89

NB Number: NB 668-1888

Type:  Flats (2 of 2)

Architect:  Prague, John G.

Developer/Owner/Builder: John G. Prague

NYC Landmarks Designation:  Historic District

Landmark Designation Report: Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District, Vol. 2

National Register Designation: N/A

Primary Style:  Romanesque Revival

Primary Facade:   Brick and Brownstone

Stories: 5

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

Stoop Type: Low

Structure: Masonry bearing walls

Historic District: Upper West Side - Central Park West HD

Note: Originally constructed with storefront(s). Twinned with The Eliott (61 West 86th Street).

Alterations: Entrance on West 86th Street altered. Ground story refaced. One-story commercial addition inserted into areaway between Nos. 541-547 and 549-555. Storefronts replaced.


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