65 East 4th Street

Residential Units: 2 (Copy Center, Sniff Fragrance Shop)

Commercial Units:

Borough of Manhattan

Tax Map Block 460, Lot 54

Date Built: c.1897

Architect/Builder: George F. Pelham

Original Owner: Jacob Klingenstein or Joseph Buttenweiser

Type: Apartment building

Style: Renaissance Revival

Stories: 6

Material(s): Brick; limestone; terra cotta

Special Windows: Round-arch fenestration at the fifth story

Significant Architectural Features: Round-arch entryway with Corinthian columns, molded architrave, and scrolled keystone; elaborate cast-iron columns at the storefronts; brick and terracotta band courses; alternating beveled, bracketed and round-arch lintels; bracketed pressed tin cornice with dentils and swags

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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