East Village Building Blocks

88 Second Avenue; 88-90 Second Avenue; 301 East 5th Street | Block : 447 | Lot #1

  • Building Date : 1903-04
  • Original Use : Residential/Commercial
  • Original Owner : Julius Weinstein
  • Original Architect : Bernstein & Bernstein

Description & Building Alterations

This six-story new law tenement and store building was constructed in 1903-04, designed by architect Bernstein & Bernstein for owner Julius Weinstein.

The building facade features pedimented, curved, and splayed window lintels, balconettes with urns, elaborate spandrels, and a bracketed cornice with swags underneath. The entrance facing Second Avenue is enclosed in an arched portico, with attached Corinthian columns, a foliated keystone, scrolled brackets, and frieze panels. The building has an ornate wrought-iron fire escape.

Block : 447 / Lot : 001 / Building Date : 1903-04 / Original Owner : Julius Weinstein / Original Use : Residential/Commercial / Original Architect : Bernstein & Bernstein

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