Martin Erdmann House

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

57-59 East 55th Street

ARCHITECT: Taylor & Levi

DATE: 1908-09

STYLE: English Renaissance Revival

English Renaissance Revival Manhattan Turtle Bay

Designated November 22, 2016

The Martin Erdmann House is an outstanding example of a fashionable English Renaissance Revival town house that was built 1908-09 to the designs of the prominent New York City architectural firm of Taylor & Levi. It was designed in a period-revival style that reflected the upper class tastes of the wealthy art collector, Martin Erdmann, and as such, is a rare survivor of the time when the area around Fifth Avenue was an affluent residential neighborhood.

Photo credit- Terry Davis

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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