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110-118 Riverside Drive

Northeast corner at 84th Street

110 Riverside Drive 

110-118 Riverside Drive

 By Carter B. Horsley

This large, 17-story building on the northeast corner at 84th Street has fine views of Riverside Park and the Hudson River. 

It has 171 co-operative apartments.  It was erected in 1929 and converted to a co-operative in 1968.



The building has a handsome, canopied, sidestreet entrance with Romanesque-style columns and bronze doors leading to a vestibule that steps up to a large wood-paneled lobby with stained-glass windows.

The building has sidewalk landscaping, inconsistent fenestration and permits protruding air-conditioners. 

George Herman (“Babe”) Ruth, the legendary baseball player, lived here and also at the Ansonia apartment building on Broadway at 73rd Street.

The neighborhood is very attractive and Zabar’s, the famous food and kitchen store, and other well-known stores are not too far away on Broadway.

It has a total of 169 apartments.    It was designed by Gronenberg & Leuchtag, whose other buildings in the city include 50 Riverside Drive, 235, 467 and 639 Central Park West, and 130 and 315 West 86th Street.

There is excellent cross-town bus service nearby on 86th Street at Broadway and the building is across from Riverside Park and is convenient to some excellent retail including Harry's Shoes, Barnes & Nobles, and Zabar's.  

The orange-brick building, which has a slightly angled corner at 84th Street, has a thin bandcourse above its second floor and another above the 13th floor.

There are attractive decorative window surrounds on the third and the 13th floors and a discrete cornice.

It has inconsistent fenestration, no health club, no balconies and permits window air-conditioners. 

The building has a full-time doorman, a live-in superintendent, a gym, a bicycle room, a laundry and permits cats and dogs.

Apartment 15B is a four-bedroom unit with a 13-foot-long entry foyer that leads to a 25-foot-long living/dining room and a 16-foot-long breakfast room next to a 13-foot-long kitchen.

Apartment 1C is a four-bedroom unit with a 13-foot-long entrance gallery that leads to a 21-foot-long living room and a 16-foot-long dining room adjacent to a 12-foot-long, windowed kitchen with a breakfast bar and a 12-foot-long windowed home office.

Apartment 14B is a three-bedroom unit with a 20-foot-long entry foyer that leads to a 24-foot-long living room, an 18-foot-long dining room next to a 14-foot-long enclosed kitchen. 



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