R. H. Macy & Co. Store, 14th Street Annex

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

56 West 14th Street

ARCHITECT: Schickel & Ditmar

DATE: 1897

STYLE: Beaux-Arts

Beaux-Arts Chelsea Manhattan

Tall at nine stories (plus basement) and slender at 25-feet-wide, the front facade of the 14th Street Annex, designed in an exuberant Beaux-Arts style and arranged in a tripartite base-shaft-capital composition, features a rusticated three-story base with a large round-arched window at the second story, classically-inspired carved detailing, balconies, a four-story midsection with decorative ironwork, a colonnaded upper section, and large copper acroteria at the roof.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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