28th Police Precinct Station House

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

177-179 East 104th Street

ARCHITECT: Nathaniel D. Bush

DATE: 1892-93

STYLE: Renaissance Revival, Rundbogenstil

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The design combines elements of the Rundbogenstil and the Renaissance Revival and neo-Grec styles. The three-bay facade is articulated as a grid formed by continuous piers and intermediate cornices. This building ended its service as a police station in 1974, and has been used and owned since 1981 by Hope Community, Inc. Today, with its original exterior nearly intact, it is one of ten Bush-designed station houses in Manhattan known to survive, and remains one of the few significant municipal or institutional buildings from the era of East Harlem’s rapid development in the late nineteenth century.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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