228 West 72nd Street

228 West 72nd Street

228 West 72nd Street View of 228 West 72nd Street taken from north along West 72nd Street; Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive Countless Schools and a Countess by Tom Miller In 1898 A History of Real Estate, Building and Architecture in New York City noted that George C....
214 West 72nd Street

214 West 72nd Street

214 West 72nd Street View of 214 West 72nd Street taken from north along West 72nd Street; Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive Dorothy Parker’s Childhood Home by Tom Miller In 1888, the Parks Commissioners voted to improve West 72nd Street “with macadamized...
200 West 72nd Street

200 West 72nd Street

200 West 72nd Street View of 200 West 72nd Street taken from southeast along Broadway; Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive Lost Colonial Times by Tom Miller On July 2, 1890 The New York Times ran a two-line notice saying “Permission has been granted by the Supreme Court to...
165 West 72nd Street

165 West 72nd Street

165 West 72nd Street View of 165 West 72nd Street taken from south along West 72nd Street; Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive The Arts & Crafts Style Pease & Elliman Building by Tom Miller Brothers David and John Jardine were prolific in the Upper West Side in the...
163 West 72nd Street

163 West 72nd Street

163 West 72nd Street View of 163 West 72nd Street taken from south along West 72nd Street; Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive Fewer Storeys, More Character by Tom Miller The high-stoop, four-story house at 163 West 72nd Street was one of ten erected in 1884 when the...
159 West 72nd Street

159 West 72nd Street

159 West 72nd Street View of 159 West 72nd Street taken from south along West 72nd Street; Courtesy NYC Municipal Archive Provident Paint by Tom Miller By the end of World War I, the formerly refined residential neighborhood of West 72nd Street between Columbus and...