Minnie E. Young House

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

19-21 East 54th Street

ARCHITECT: Hiss & Weekes

DATE: 1899-1900

Manhattan Turtle Bay

Designated November 22, 2016

Designed by classically-trained architects, the house reflects the upper class tastes and preferences of wealthy New Yorkers during the early 1900s. The house represents the period, prior to the construction of Grand Central Terminal, when the area around Fifth Avenue in East Midtown was a prestigious residential enclave. The building features a 40-foot-wide granite facade with a monumental entrance portico, molded window enframements including pedimented window surrounds and balustrades at the second story, rusticated piers, recessed panels, elaborate belt courses and a boldly projecting stone cornice.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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