Residential Units: 13
Commercial Units: 0
Borough of Manhattan
Tax Map Block 460, Lot 51
Date Built: c.1899
Architect/Builder: Michael Bernstein
Original Owner: Melfero Bros.
Type: Apartment building
Style: Renaissance Revival
Material(s): Brick; stone; terra cotta
Special Windows: Segmental fenestration at the second story; round-arch fenestration at the fifth story
Significant Architectural Features: Fluted cast-iron columns at the first story; scrolled brackets at the main entryway; alternating lintels (splayed, molded, beveled, and round arch); continuous, projecting window sills; multi-story pilasters with Corinthian capitals; relieving arch; brick and terra-cotta panels; bracketed cornice with dentils and decorated frieze
Alterations: Storefronts converted to residential space in the 1990s; entryway lintel removed; fire escape
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.