East Village Building Blocks

232-238 East 12th Street | Block : 467 | Lot #25

  • Building Date : 1929
  • Original Use : Institutional
  • Original Owner : St. Marks Hospital of New York City
  • Original Architect : Crow, Lewis & Wick

Description & Building Alterations

This nine-story building was constructed in 1929 as a nurses’ home. The building included dining rooms, social rooms, offices, an auditorium, a movie theater, library, classrooms, a laboratory, and dormitory rooms for the nurses.

From 1934 until the 1950s and presumably beyond, the building was owned by the Home of the Sons and Daughters of Israel. A synagogue was installed on the first floor and part of the second floor of the building. In addition, a morgue was built in the basement. By the 1980s, the building was converted into apartments.

Block : 467 / Lot : 25 / Building Date : 1929 / Original Owner : St. Marks Hospital of New York City / Original Use : Institutional / Original Architect : Crow, Lewis & Wick

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