72 West 87th Street, aka 549-555 Columbus Avenue, aka The Prague549 Columbus Avenue, 551 Columbus Avenue, 553 Columbus Avenue, 555 Columbus Avenue
72 West 87th Street
aka 549-555 Columbus Avenue
aka The Prague
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
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.