27 East 3rd Street

Residential Units: 13

Commercial Units: 2 (Tim Dark Hair Salon, La Sirena)

Borough of Manhattan

Tax Map Block 459, Lot 36

Date Built: 1898 (NB 1012-1898)

Architect/Builder: Schneider & Herter

Original Owner: Hyman & Oppenheim

Type: Tenement

Style: Renaissance Revival with alterations

Stories: 6

Material(s): Brick; terra cotta; stone

Significant Architectural Features: Entrance enframement with granite pillars and bracketed hood; stone and terra-cotta window lintels; corbelled brick and terra-cotta beltcourses; terra-cotta spandrels with figural ornament

Recent History: The City took title to the property in 1976, and transferred ownership to the Cooper Square Mutual Housing Association in 1999.  The building was converted to a cooperative in 2012.

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