25 East 3rd Street

Residential Units: 18

Commercial Units: 0

Borough of Manhattan

Tax Map Block 459, Lot 37

Date Built: 1895

Architect/Builder: Kurtzer & Rohl

Original Owner: August Ruff

Type: Tenement

Style: Queen Anne

Stories: 5 and basement

Material(s): Brick; terra cotta; brownstone

Significant Architectural Features: Brick, terra-cotta, and brownstone beltcourses, window lintels, spandrels, and tympanum; brick piers with foliate brownstone brackets; 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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