Manhattan Landmarks-Riverside Drive West End Historic District and Extension

Riverside Drive West End Historic District/ Extension

The development of the Upper West Side west of Broadway from 1884 until WWII is preserved in this district. The early real-estate boom is evident in the harmonious groups of Renaissance and Georgian Revival row houses. Pre- and post- WWII luxury apartments and more modest flats display Gothic, Renaissance, and Romanesque Revivals treatments on their bases. A few post-depression building with Art Deco and Art Moderne styling are also in the district. Designated December 19, 1989 and extended June 2012

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Borough: Manhattan

Historic District: Riverside Drive West End

Keywords: residential, row house, bay window, balcony

Description: Bay window detail of row houses on the south side of West 89th Street

Designation Report

Extension Designation Report



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