Intricately detailed entrance, 140 West 4th Street

The lush entrance to this tenement on West 4th Street is a testament to the care and detail which went into the (exterior) design of these buildings meant to house the City’s working, immigrant classes.  This one is unusually rich, and here as elsewhere in the South Village color and materials are used to accent architectural details in a playful and unconventional way. (see also opening portal.)


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