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ID: 30
Name: 123 West 3rd Street
Address: 123 West 3rd Street (originally 123 Amity Street), between Macdougal Street and Sixth Avenue
Block and Lot: Block: 543 Lot: 62
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village/East Village
Date: 1871 (NB 308-1871)
Original Use: Residential
Original Owner: G. M. Mittnacht
Foundry: unknown
Style: Italianate/Neo-Grec
Other Information: The building originally had a four-story cast-iron front capped by a mansard roof. The mansard was replaced in 1913 by a full fifth floor faced with brick laid in a rusticated pattern, capped with a Neo-Grec style pressed-metal cornice (this may have been salvaged from the original structure); the building was originally referred to as a "third-class tenement" and was designed with ten apartments. One of an important group of residential buildings, including 321 and 323 East 53rd Street (see) and 969, 971, and 973 First Avenue (see), with rusticated cast-iron facades.
Sources: Docket books; tax records
Status Update:
NY Metro Victorian Society of America