Isaac L. and Julia B. Rice Mansion

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

346 West 89th Street

ARCHITECT: Herts & Tallan

DATE: 1897-1902

STYLE: Neo-Georgian, Beaux-Arts

Beaux-Arts Manhattan Neo-Georgian Upper West Side

The imposing Isaac L. Rice Mansion, built in 1901-03, is one of two freestanding mansions to survive on Riverside Drive. As such it is a reminder of the period in the early 20th century when Riverside Drive was lined by elegant single-family residences, serving as the West Side counterpart to Fifth Avenue on the East Side.

Impressively sited, the Rice mansion was designed by the noted theater architects Herts & Tallant and is one of their rare residential commissions in New York City. While it features elements of neo-Georgian and Beaux-Arts design, the mansion displays the highly individualistic character which Herts & Tallant brought to residential architecture.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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