West 147th–149th Streets Historic District

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West 147th–149th Streets Historic District
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West 147th–149th Streets Historic District, March 2009
West 147th–149th Streets Historic District is located in New York City
West 147th–149th Streets Historic District
West 147th–149th Streets Historic District is located in New York
West 147th–149th Streets Historic District
West 147th–149th Streets Historic District is located in the US
West 147th–149th Streets Historic District
LocationRoughly bounded by Eighth Ave., W. 149th St., Seventh Ave., and W. 147th Ave., New York, New York
Coordinates40°49′26″N 73°56′22″W / 40.82389°N 73.93944°W / 40.82389; -73.93944Coordinates: 40°49′26″N 73°56′22″W / 40.82389°N 73.93944°W / 40.82389; -73.93944
Area6.4 acres (2.6 ha)
Built1894
Architectmultiple
Architectural styleRomanesque, Beaux Arts, et al.
NRHP reference #03000407[1]
Added to NRHPMay 18, 2003

West 147th–149th Streets Historic District is a national historic district in Harlem, New York, New York. It consists of 60 contributing buildings; 58 tenements, one school, and one stable built between 1894 and 1905. With the exception of the stable, all of the buildings are five or six stories tall, all with brick facades. Most have some form of terra cotta ornament and all have pressed metal cornices. The earlier buildings reflect the Romanesque Revival style, with ornamental inspiration drawn from Renaissance and French Beaux-Arts styles.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Kathleen A. Howe (December 2002). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: West 147th–149th Streets Historic District". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-03-26. See also: "Accompanying 23 photos".