John S. and Catharine C. Rogers House

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

53 East 79th Street

ARCHITECT: Trowbridge & Livingston

DATE: 1916-17

Manhattan Upper East Side

The front facade is four stories high and three bays wide, terminating in a rich stone frieze and cornice topped by a balustrade. The face of the fifth floor, set back a few feet behind this balustrade, provides an open terrace, while a tile roof with wide overhang proVides partial protection. At the ground floor level, the entrance doorway is interestingly framed by Doric pilasters which support a horizontal lintel surmounted by a balustrade at the second floor level. Each window in this facade has a handsome stone frame. The second floor windows are notably higher and wider than the others and are crowned with pediments carried on carved brackets.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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