55 West 86th Street

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55 West 86th Street


Date: 1888-89

NB Number: NB 811-1888

Type:  Rowhouse with commercial base

Architect:  Prague, John G.

Developer/Owner/Builder: John G. Prague

NYC Landmarks Designation:  Historic District

Landmark Designation Report: Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District, Vol. 3

National Register Designation: N/A

Primary Style:  Queen Anne

Primary Facade:   Brick and Stone

Stories: 4 with basement

Window Type/Material: One-over-one double-hung/Wood

Basement Type: Raised

Stoop Type: Straight

Structure: Masonry bearing walls

Historic District: Upper West Side - Central Park West HD

Alterations: Basement and first floor raised; building extended at front; two-story storefront installed. 1928: Alt 1955-1928 [Source: Alteration Application] Architect — Joseph McParlan ; Owner — Benjamin Ginsburg; Old wood storefront removed; structure reinforced and new two-story commercial front erected. 1986-89: Alt 490-1986 [Source: Alteration Application] Architect — Arno Fischer; Owner — Murrimac Realty Co.


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