75 East 4th Street

Residential Units: 19

Commercial Units: 2 (Postal, Oddfellows Ice Cream)

Borough of Manhattan

Tax Map Block 460, Lot 49

Date Built: c.1897

Architect/Builder: George F. Pelham

Original Owner: Joseph L. Buttenweiser

Type: Apartment building

Style: Renaissance Revival

Stories: 6

Material(s): Brick; stone; terra cotta

Special Windows: Round-arch fenestration with egg-and-dart architraves and foliated keystones; at the fifth story

Significant Architectural Features: Continuous projecting windows (with curving segments at the fifth story); beveled lintels at the second through the fourth stories; foliated band course below the third-story sills; bracketed cornice with dentils and swags

Building Notes: Source for New Building information: New York City Department of Buildings records. Numerous buildings within the district designed by Pelham appear to utilize identical or nearly identical facade including: 65, 67 and 75 East 4th Street.

Recent History: The City took title to the property in 1976, and transferred ownership to the Cooper Square Mutual Housing Association in 2001.  The building was converted to a cooperative in 2012.

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