334 West 84th Street

 

 

334 West 84th Street

 

Date: 1888-1889

NB Number: NB 1564-1888

Type:  Rowhouse

Architect:  Taft, Joseph H.

Developer/Owner/Builder: Nelson M Whipple

Row Configuration: ABBA

NYC Landmarks Designation:  Historic District

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

National Register Designation: N/A

Primary Style:  Romanesque Revival

Primary Facade:   Brownstone

Stories: 3 and basement

Window Type/Material: See Structure

Basement Type: Unknown

Stoop Type: Unknown

Structure: Significant Architectural Features: Rusticated brownstone base and first story; shared stone stoop; historic arched entrance with key console, wood and glass double leaf door with round arched stained glass transom; band molding marks transition to upper stories and smooth brownstone facade; windows at the second and third stories separated by a dentil band spanning the facade; denticulated and bracketed cornice features a frieze with foliate ornament; Special Windows: Original segmentally arched transom contains three stained glass windows at first story windows; arched stained glass transom above main entrance Decorative Metal Work: Security grilles at basement windows

Building Notes: One of the series of buildings following ABBA pattern

Site Features: Recessed areaway with brick stairs and planters

North Facade: Designed (historic) Stoop: Historic stoop (possibly historic gate under stoop) Door(s): Possibly historic primary door; secondary entrance under stoop Windows: Mixed (upper stories); mixed (basement) Security Grilles: Possibly historic (basement) Cornice: Historic Sidewalk Material(s): Concrete Curb Material(s): Stone Areaway Wall/Fence Materials: Stone/ brick stairs Areaway Paving Material: Concrete

Historic District: Riverside Drive-West End HD Extension I

Alterations: Non-historic light fixture at main and secondary entrances

 

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