118 E. 61st Street  


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Building Location
118 E. 61st Street
Block 1395, Lot 65
Cross Streets: E. 61st St. & Park Ave.
Building/Store Name:
Historic District: Contributing

Current Building Description
This beautiful five-story rowhouse has a two story limestone base with wrought iron railings and fence with limestone posts. The entrance is centered on the first floor. The third and fourth floors are brick with simple limestone surrounds at the  windows. The fifth floor is sloped with two dormers. A limestone cornice with dentil molding detail is in between the fourth and fifth floors. 

Original Building Description
One of 11 buildings 108-128 E 61st Street, filed 4/14/1869, brownstone, lot size 18' x 100'; bldg 18'x 52'D x 45'H; 3 sty + basement, brownstone front, 1st class dwelling, 1 family, cmcd 5/1/1869; cmpd Dec 16, 1869. Value $45,000

Building Information
Building Use Residential
Other Use
Number Of Floors 5
Building Materials Limestone base 1-2 fls, Brick on 3-5th
Date Of Construction 1869
NB Number 407-69*
OriginalStyle Neo-Grec/Italianate
Original Architect John Sexton
Original Developer John M McCool
Original Owner John M McCool
Original Owner Occupation
Date Of Present Facade
Present Style
Architect Present Style
Owner At Time
Survey Date 7/11/03
Other Information
Historic Windows? No
Double Hung No
Number Of Panes 0
Over 0
Casement Yes
Tilt And Turn No
Other fixed
Window Material aluminum
Property Records No
Census Records No
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