Riverside-West End Historic District and Extensions

STATUS Designated Historic District

Riverside Drive-West End Avenue from W 89th St to W 108th St

STYLE: Renaissance, Georgian Revivall, Gothic, Renaissance, Romanesque Revivals, Art Deco, Art Moderne

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Designated December 19, 1989
Extended June 26, 2012 and June 23, 2015

The development of the Upper West Side west of Broadway from 1884 until WWII is preserved in these districts. The early real-estate boom is evident in the harmonious groups of Renaissance and Georgian Revival row houses. Pre- and post- WWII luxury apartments and more modest flats display Gothic, Renaissance, and Romanesque Revivals treatments on their bases. A few post-depression building with Art Deco and Art Moderne styling are also in the district.

STATUS Designated Historic District

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The Neighborhood

Upper West Side

The Upper West Side is located along the western side of Central Park from 59th Street to 110th Street. The Upper West Side has several Historic Districts and Individual Landmarks.

Aaron Dexter, Academic Classic, Adamesque, Addisleigh Park, Admiral's Row, African American, Al Smith, Alhambraic, American Aesthetic, American Art Deco, American ... VIEW ALL

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Local Voices

“I don’t know what the City would be without HDC. [They] testified before LPC time after time and helped us focus on the right issues. We would not be an historic district without HDC! ”

Doreen Gallo: DUMBO Neighborhood Alliance

Local Voices

“Use HDC as a resource because they know what they are doing and can offer advice on how to go about creating a district from every front: architectural, political, LPC, and the media. I had floundered prior to my involvement with this invaluable organization.”

Fern Luskin: Lamartine Place Historic District; Friends of Lamartine Place & Gibbons Underground Railroad Site

Local Voices

“HDC provided guidance and shared information during that process—we knew which Council members were going one way or another and we changed a few minds. I don’t think NoHo would have had as cohesive a district had it not been for HDC’s aid.”

Zella Jones: NoHo Historic District; NoHo East; and NoHo Extension

Local Voices

“I remember Richard saying at a meeting, we have someone here from HDC, Nadezhda Williams, Director of Preservation and Research, to help us. She said to us, ‘You are not the only ones going through this.’ HDC included us in an enormous community”

Erika Petersen: West End Preservation Society