244-246 Columbus Avenue

244-246 Columbus Avenue

244-246 Columbus Avenue View to 244-246 Columbus Avenue from east; Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive The Safe Safe by Tom Miller In August 1883 the architectural firm of Thom & Wilson filed plans for a four-story brownstone store and flat (or apartment) building on...
466-468 Columbus Avenue

466-468 Columbus Avenue

466-468 Columbus Avenue View to 466-468 Columbus Avenue from east; Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive Big Fat Liars by Max Chavex, for The Cultural Immigrant Initiative In 1889, St. Matthew’s Protestant Episcopal Church was erected atop a vacant plot of land at...
472-476 Columbus Avenue

472-476 Columbus Avenue

472-476 Columbus Avenue View to 472476 Columbus Avenue from east; Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive Sing Sing, City Prison, or Direct Release by Tom Miller, for The Cultural Immigrant Initiative John F. Dunker was furiously erecting flat (or apartment) houses in the...
481 Columbus Avenue

481 Columbus Avenue

481 Columbus Avenue View to 481 Columbus Avenue from south west; Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive The Broken Promise Ring by Tom Miller, for The Cultural Immigrant Initiative In December 1885 the architectural firm of Thom & Wilson filed plans for a five-story brick...
219 Columbus Avenue

219 Columbus Avenue

219 Columbus Avenue View to 219 Columbus Avenue from west; Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive Breaking the Mortgage Broker by Tom Miller, for The Cultural Immigrant Initiative Among the real estate developers active in the Upper West Side in the late 19th century was...
487-491 Columbus Avenue

487-491 Columbus Avenue

487-491 Columbus Avenue View to 487-491 Columbus Avenue from west; Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive Multiple Losses in Red Ink by Tom Miller, for The Cultural Immigrant Initiative In March 1892, architect Francis A. Minuth simultaneously filed plans for a five-story...