56 East 4th Street
Residential Units: 19
Commercial Units: 2 (Jinsoon, Bash & Bow)
Borough of Manhattan
Tax Map Block 459, Lot 14
Date Built: 1886
Architect/Builder: William Graul
Original Owner: George Hornberger
Style: Queen Anne with alterations
Stories: 5 and basement
Material(s): Brick; terra cotta; stone
Significant Architectural Features: Heavy stone window lintels; ornamented terra-cotta spandrels; stone and corbelled brick beltcourses; recessed center bays
Notable History and Residents: Building effectively rebuilt in 1886 when two stories, a new facade, and a rear extension were added to what had been a three-story Greek Revival-style row house built as part of the Albion Place development.
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.