2105-2111 Fifth Avenue

2105-2111 Fifth Avenue is a brownstone row turned down a considerable notch from the ambitious trio immediately to the south.  Save for 2105, which has had its entry modified for conversion into a small church, the row is in excellent shape.

2081-2087 Fifth Avenue

2081-2087 Fifth Avenue are a quartet of brownstones developed, like the houses across the street at 2080-2084 as a unified row. The first of the row has been sadly mutilated but the northern three are intact and display excellent Neo-Grec/Italianate detailing.

2080-2084 Fifth Avenue

2080-2084 Fifth Avenue are a trio of brownstones developed as a single row.  They presumably would have included the now-demolished Collyer House at the corner, and whatever stood at what is at present a vacant lot at 2086 Fifth Avenue.  At some point 2080 and 2084 gained mansard roofs; 2084 also gained a rather unfortunate… Continue reading

2064 & 2066 Fifth Avenue

2064 & 2066 Fifth Avenue stand together as a study in contrasts, with 2064’s Composite pilasters and neo-Dutch gable at odds with the Bauhaus-like brick cage of 2066.  The latter seems even more unfortunate in light of replacing a particularly elegant Renaissance Revival design. The brickwork is at least an attempt at contextualism.

2032-2040 Fifth Avenue

2032-2038 Fifth Avenue consists of a row of handsome and largely intact brownstone houses once typical of the greater length of Fifth Avenue; 2040 Fifth Avenue exists as a post-war stub at the end, currently housing a small bodega.