Philip and Maria Kleeberg House

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

3 Riverside Drive

ARCHITECT: C. P. H. Gilbert

DATE: 1896-98

STYLE: French Renaissance Revival

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The Kleeberg Residence, designed by noted architect C.P.H. Gilbert and constructed in 1896-98, is an elegant French Renaissance Revival style townhouse exhibiting a combination of Gothic and Renaissance details characteristic of the period of Francois I.

It is located on a prominent site at the intersection of West 72nd Street and Riverside Drive, and is one of four grand townhouses remaining at that corner. Built in accordance with restrictive covenants in an area long intended for high-quality residential development, it is an impressive town house designed for that area.

Designed with an American basement plan, the Kleeberg Residence is faced in limestone and brick and displays a wealth of carved detail and an elaborately decorative roofline. Its striking design and appearance give the town house a grand presence at the gateway to Riverside Drive.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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