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440 West End Avenue
Northeast corner at 81st Street

440 West End Avenue

440 West End Avenue

By Carter B. Horsley

This very handsome 17-story building was erected in 1928 and converted to a cooperative in 1984.

The building contains 93 apartments.

From the north

The brown-and-red brick building has a one-story limestone base, limestone quoins at its corners and handsome pilasters on the two floors near the base and two floors near the top. The building, which has a canopied entrance, also has a very nice, rooftop, watertank enclosure.

It permits protruding air-conditioners. It has no doorman, no concierge, no sundeck, no sidewalk landscaping and no garage.



This neighborhood excellent shopping as well as many interesting restaurants and a local subway station is nearby at 79th Street and Broadway. Riverside Park is one block away.

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