930 West End Avenue

930 West End Avenue (aka 2749-2751 Broadway; 930-932 West End Avenue)


Date: 1898

NB Number: NB 972-1898

Type:  Flats Building

Architect:  Andersen, Henry

Developer/Owner/Builder: William H. Picken

NYC Landmarks Designation:  Historic District

Landmark Designation Report: Riverside West End Historic District II

National Register Designation: N/A

Primary Style:  Renaissance Revival

Primary Facade:   Brick, Limestone, and Terra Cotta

Stories: 7

Historic District: Riverside-West End Historic District Extension II

Significant Architectural Features: Through-block building with facades on Broadway and West
End Avenue; two-story base clad with rusticated limestone separated from upper stories
with molded beltcourse; primary entrance on West End Avenue features fluted and
paneled pilasters with Ionic capitals, keystone lintel, dentil course, and balustrade; upperstory
window openings feature full terra-cotta enframements with bracketed sills;
bracketed balconettes at fourth and sixth stories; bracketed balcony with iron balustrade
at seventh story; bracketed cornice

Cornice on Broadway facade restored; roofline balustrade above West End Avenue
cornice removed; primary entrance steps replaced

West Facade:
Designed (historic, limestone painted (Broadway facade))Door(s): Replaced primary door
Sidewalk Material(s):
Curb Material(s):
Granite (West End Avenue); concrete with metal plate (Broadway)
Areaway Wall/Fence Materials:
Non-historic metal fence and gate
Areaway Paving Material:
Concrete with metal stairs to basement

East Facade:
Designed (historic)
Facade Notes:
Similar to, although plainer than, West End Avenue facade, without the
balconettes or balconies; ground-floor storefront infill with fixed cloth awnings, some
historic cast-iron piers

North Facade:
Not designed (historic) (partially visible)
Facade Notes:
Brick side wall visible from both Broadway and West End Avenue; narrow light
well separated from street by non-historic metal gates; regular arrangement of window
openings; fire escapes

South Facade:
Not designed (historic) (partially visible)
Facade Notes:
Brick side wall, partially parged, visible from both Broadway and West End
Avenue; light well with regular arrangement of window openings; fire escapes

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