851 West End Avenue / Latona Hall

 

851 West End Avenue

Latona Hall

 

Date: 1904-05

NB Number: NB 597-1904

Borough of Manhattan Tax Map Information: Block 1889, Lot 60

Type:  Tenement

Architect:  Neville & Bagge

Developer/Owner/Builder: James H. Havens

NYC Landmarks Designation:  Historic District

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

National Register Designation: N/A

Primary Style:  Renaissance Revival

Primary Facade:   Brick, Ironspot Roman Brick, and Stone

Stories: 6

Historic District: Riverside-West End Historic District Extension II

Decorative Metal Work: Historic fire escape; possibly historic stoop railings

Significant Architectural Features: Possibly historic cheek walls at stoop; entrance surround with fluted pilasters, foliate capitals supporting an entablature with building name; upper stories brick with brick quoins through fifth story and banding at sixth story; windows with flared lintels with keystones second through fifth stories, windows at sixth story with simple lintels; metal cornice with frieze with decorated panels

Alterations: First story painted; non-historic metal gate with mesh at basement; cornice partially repaired; wires; lights with conduits; doorbells; remote utility meter

Site Features: Possibly historic fence; diamond plate staircase with pipe railing

East Facade: Designed (historic, painted)
Stoop: Replaced stoop (gate under stoop – replaced)
Door(s): Possibly historic primary door
Windows: Mixed (upper stories); replaced (basement)
Security Grilles: Not historic (basement)
Cornice: Historic
Sidewalk Material(s): Concrete
Curb Material(s): Stone
Areaway Wall/Fence Materials: Metal; concrete
Areaway Paving Material: Concrete

North Facade: Not designed (historic) (partially visible)
Facade Notes: Brick; cables; conduit

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