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855 West End Avenue

Southwest corner at 102nd Street

By Carter B. Horsley

This red-brick, 8-story building was erected in 1889 and converted to a cooperative in 1980. It has 24 apartments.

The building has arched windows on the second and the top floor and is surrounded by a dry moat. The facade is banded in two tones of red brick and has an attractive broken-pediment entrance.

This is a very attractive and quiet stretch of West End Avenue and is convenient to public transportation and one block from Riverside Park. Neighborhood shopping is convenient and steadily improving as high-end retailers continue to advance up Broadway.

The building has protruding air-conditioners and no concierge, no garage, no sun deck and no health club.

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