73 East 4th Street

Residential Units: 20

Commercial Units: 1 (Rivington Guitars)

Borough of Manhattan

Tax Map Block 460, Lot 50

Date Built: c.1901

Architect/Builder: Horenburger & Straub

Original Owner: Samuel Makransky

Type: Apartment building

Style: Renaissance Revival

Stories: 6

Material(s): Brick; stone; terra cotta

Special Windows: Round-arch fenestration at the fifth story

Significant Architectural Features: Multi-story pilasters; fluted cast-iron columns (first story); splayed lintels (second story); foliated lintels (third/fourth stories); header brick architraves and keystone masks (fifth story); pressed metal cornice with scrolled brackets and wreaths

Recent History: The City took title to the property in 1976, and transferred ownership to the Cooper Square Mutual Housing Association in 2003.  The building was converted to a cooperative in 2012.

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