97 Bowery Building

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

97 Bowery

ARCHITECT: Peter L. P. Tostevin

DATE: 1869

STYLE: Italianate

Italianate Lower East Side Manhattan

Designated 9/14/2010

The 97 Bowery Building is a five-story, 25-foot wide, early Italianate style, significantly intact, cast-iron fronted store-and-loft building.  The 97 Bowery Building is typical of commercial cast-iron construction during the 1850s and 1860s. It is likely that various elements of the design were selected from a catalogue of standardized cast-iron components. Notable design elements include the Corinthian columns supporting arches as well as a classical cornice with a segmental arched pediment and acanthus modillions and studs.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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