23 East 3rd Street

Residential Units: 17

Commercial Units: 0

Borough of Manhattan

Tax Map Block 459, Lot 38

Date Built: 1891

Architect/Builder: Charles Rentz, Jr.

Original Owner: Fay & Stacom

Type: Tenement

Style: Queen Anne

Stories: 5

Material(s): Brick; limestone; terra cotta; brownstone

Significant Architectural Features: Massive entrance portico; rusticated brownstone ground floor; upper stories feature brick piers with decorative terra-cotta capitals; ornamental stone and terra-cotta window lintels, some round- and segmental-arched; terra-cotta spandrels; figural carving; beltcourses; bracketed and modillioned cornice.

Recent History: The City took title to the property in 1976, and transferred ownership to the Cooper Square Mutual Housing Association in 1996.  The building was converted to a cooperative in 2012.

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