51 West 81st StreetThe Galaxy (formerly Hotel Colonial)
NB Number: [NB 632-1903]
Architect: Browne, Frederick C.
Developer/Owner/Builder: Manhattan Square Realty Co.
NYC Landmarks Designation: Historic District
Landmark Designation Report: Upper West Side Central Park Historic District, Volume 2
National Register Designation: N/A
Primary Style: Beaux-Arts
Primary Facade: Brick, Ironwork, Stone, and Terra Cotta
Window Type: One-over-one double-hung/Wood
Structure: Steel frame construction. Fireproof.
Historic District: Upper West Side - Central Park West HD
Note: Originally constructed with storefront.
Alterations: Cornice removed; parapet refaced with brick. Railings removed from balconies. Storefronts replaced on Columbus Avenue.