Mrs. Amory S. Carhart House

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

3 East 95th Street

ARCHITECT: Horace Trumbauer

DATE: 1913-16

STYLE: French Classicism

French Classicism Manhattan Upper East Side

The building at 3 East 95th Street was built between 1913 and 1921 as a New York version of a Louis XVI Parisian house. This dignified residence, executed in the best tradition of 18th-century French Classicism, is considered one of the finest examples of this style in New York City. The composition and proportions of this elegant four-story house are extremely well organized and express the consummate skill of the architect Horace Trumbauer. Trumbauer is noted as the designer of many fine town houses including the James B. Duke mansion, now the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University, a designated New York City Landmark.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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