60 East 4th Street

Residential Units: 22

Commercial Units: 2 (Sailor Rose, Barbara Shaum Custom Leather)

Borough of Manhattan

Tax Map Block 459, Lot 16

Date Built: 1891

Architect/Builder: Charles Rentz, Jr.

Original Owner: Sevestre & Cusack

Type: Tenement

Style: Queen Anne

Stories: 6

Material(s): Brick; terra cotta; brownstone

Decorative Metal Work: Cast-iron piers flanking residential entrance

Significant Architectural Features: Elaborate terra-cotta and brownstone window enframements, lintels, tympanum, spandrels, and beltcourses; cornice above ground floor; 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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