311 East 58th Street House

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

311 East 58th Street

ARCHITECT: Unknown

DATE: 1856-57

STYLE: Vernacular

Manhattan Midtown East Vernacular

This charming two-story and basement house with painted brick walls and stone trim has a clean scrubbed look that is refreshing to behold. Vernacular in style, it has a small wooden stoop, raised four steps above the sidewalk, and a sunken front yard, attractively landscaped, enclosed at the property line by a white picket fence. It has escaped the wrecking ball and is a handsome example of the many small, modest houses that once dotted the crosstown streets of New York. Historically anonymous but well maintained, it is today a reminder of the residential architecture of a bygone day.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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