86 Riverside Driveaka 322 west 81st Street
86 Riverside Drive
NB Number: NB 583-97
Architect: True, Clarence
Developer/Owner/Builder: Clarence True
NYC Landmarks Designation: Historic District
Landmark Designation Report: Riverside Drive- West 80th-81st Street Historic District
National Register Designation: N/A
Primary Style: Elizabethan Renaissance Revival
Primary Facade: Rock-faced limestone facing
Stories: Four-and-one-half story
Window Type/Material: One-over-one wood sash windows; round-arched windows on the first floor; windows with keyed enframements on the second through fourth floors; round-arched on fourth floor; double window with decorative composite order pilasters and entablature on second floor at 81st Street;
Entrance: arcaded entry portico on Riverside Drive with decorative carving on piers, arches and entablature, and wrought-iron railing above; molded round-arched entry with doubleleaf wrought-iron and glass outer doors.
Roof Type/Material: complex with intesecting gables; tile; stepped end walls and chimneys; gables with window with composite order half-pilasters with complex inwardly curved pediment with shield capped with round arch; decorative parapet on corner pavilion; complex dormer on Riverside Drive with pilasters and inwardly curved pediment surmounted by small triangular pediment; small pedimented dormer at side of West 81st Street gable.
Historic District: Riverside Drive - West 80th - 81st Street HD
Alterations: Iron railing added to entry portico; air conditioner placed in second floor window transom; one-over-one wood sash windows above entrance replaced by casements; aluminum storms added to many windows.