825 West End Avenue

(aka 823-829 West End Avenue; 301 West 100th Street)



825 West End Avenue


Date: 1927-28

NB Number: NB 427-1927

Borough of Manhattan Tax Map Information: Block 1889, Lot 7501

Type:  Apartment Building

Architect:  Roth, Emery

Developer/Owner/Builder: 825 West End Ave. Corp.

NYC Landmarks Designation:  Historic District

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

National Register Designation: N/A

Primary Style:  Neo-Classical

Primary Facade:   Brick, Stone, and Terra Cotta

Stories: 15 and penthouse

Historic District: Riverside-West End Historic District Extension II

Decorative Metal Work: Possibly historic lights

Significant Architectural Features: Granite water table; stone entrance surround; possibly historic transom at entrance; granite steps at secondary entrance; raised brick spandrel panels, those at second, third and 15th stories with rosettes; terra-cotta cornices at fourth (with foliate frieze) and 14th stories; stepped parapet with cartouches

Alterations: Marquee; awning; vents; camera; siamese hose connection; signage

Building Notes: Originally lot 17, now condo lots 1001-1107

East Facade: Designed (historic, patched, repointed)
Door(s): Replaced primary door; replaced secondary door
Windows: Replaced
Sidewalk Material(s): Concrete
Curb Material(s): Stone; concrete at corner

North Facade: Not designed (historic) (partially visible)
Facade Notes: Brick, parged, patched; light court; windows replaced; vents; chimney; water tank; pipes on roof

South Facade: Designed (historic)
Facade Notes: Similar to primary facade; brick repointed and patched; doors replaced; windows replaced; non-historic grilles, two altered for air conditioners; camera; siamese connection; remote utility meters; pipe; spigot Site: grilles; concrete sidewalk; stone curb;
possibly historic fence and gate reinforced with barbed wire across service alley

West Facade: Not designed (historic) (partially visible)
Facade Notes: Brick, patched; windows replaced; non-historic grilles, altered for air conditioner; through-wall air conditioner; light with conduit; conduits; pipes; water tank Site: concrete paved service alley; diamond plate staircase with non-historic railing

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