Allerton 39th Street House

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

145 East 39th Street

ARCHITECT: Arthur Loomis Harmon

DATE: 1916-18

STYLE: Northern Italian Renaissance

Manhattan Murray Hill Northern Italian Renaissance

The building features a granite base and a main façade structured around three bays of windows, constructed primarily of red brick with projecting headers that ascend to a central hipped roof tower. The prominent roof garden, emphasized by three arched openings separated by twin terracotta columns, forms the crown of the building, and was a central feature of the hotel’s communal facilities. The use of terra-cotta by Atlantic Terra Cotta Company placed strategically on the façade is in keeping with the Northern Italian Renaissance style of architecture.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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