Manhattan Landmarks- Audubon Park
The Audubon Park Historic District, located in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan is comprised of 19 large apartment houses and one free-standing duplex house. The district has many notable apartment buildings including ‘The Sutherland’ at 611 West 158th Street designed by Emery Roth which was designed in the Beaux-Arts and Renaissance Revival style. Other styles seen in the district are Medieval and Mediterranean Revival and Arts and Crafts, with details of elaborate pressed metal cornices, green Mission-style tile, molded terra-cotta window surrounds and arched entryways. Audubon Park is named for John James Audubon (1785-1851), the famous naturalist and illustrator of birds. Designation: May 12, 2009
Historic District: Audubon Park
Keywords: Emery Roth, round-arch windows, cast-iron oriles, brick, terra cotta,limestone
Description: Top view of ‘The Sutherland’ at 611 West 158th Street
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