Cypress Avenue East Historic District

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Cypress Avenue East Historic District
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Cypress Avenue East Historic District is located in New York City
Cypress Avenue East Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Linden and Cornelia Sts., Seneca and St. Nicholas Aves., New York, New York
Coordinates 40°42′6″N 73°54′31″W / 40.70167°N 73.90861°W / 40.70167; -73.90861Coordinates: 40°42′6″N 73°54′31″W / 40.70167°N 73.90861°W / 40.70167; -73.90861
Area 26 acres (11 ha)
Built 1900
Architect Berger, Louis; Bauer & Stier
Architectural style Mathews Flats
Governing body Private
MPS Ridgewood MRA
NRHP Reference #

83001767

[1]
Added to NRHP September 30, 1983

Cypress Avenue East Historic District is a national historic district in Ridgewood, Queens, New York. It includes 247 contributing buildings built between 1900 and 1914. They consist mainly of three story tenements with two apartments per floor. They feature alternating facades of light and dark speckled brick.[2]

The district boundaries were drawn to exclude commercial and frame construction buildings, and include the following addresses:[2]

  • Linden Street
    • 16-66 to 16-92
    • 17-02 to 17-40
  • Cypress Avenue
    • 654, 664
  • Gates Avenue
    • 16-73 to 16-91
    • 16-74 to 16-94
    • 17-01 to 17-21
    • 17-02 to 17-22
  • Palmetto Street
    • 16-63 to 16-83
    • 17-01 to 17-21
    • 17-02 to 17-22
  • Woodbine Street
    • 16-61 to 16-83
    • 16-60/2? to 16-84
    • 17-01 to 17-21
    • 17-02 to 17-26
  • Seneca Avenue
    • 652 to 668
    • 784 to 790
    • 802 to 816
  • Madison Street
    • 17-01 to 17-25
    • 17-10 to 17-28
  • Cornelia Street
    • 17-19 to 17-33


The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]

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