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ID: 41
Name: 321 and 323 East 53rd Street
Address: 321 and 323 East 53rd Street, between First and Second Avenues
Block and Lot: Block: 1346 Lots: 11 and 12
Neighborhood: Midtown East
Date: 1870 (NB 2-1870)
Original Use: Residential
Original Owner: Nathaniel Burchell
Foundry: unknown
Style: Italianate
Other Information: Originally referred to as "third class tenements." Each built to house four families (one per floor). Burchell was also the builder. Construction took about five months, from January 3, 1870 to May 10, 1870. One of an important group of residential buildings, including 123 West 3rd Street (see) and 969, 971, and 973 First Avenue (see), with rusticated cast-iron facades.
Status Update:
NY Metro Victorian Society of America