East Village Building Blocks

40 Avenue C | Block : 373 | Lot #1

  • Building Date : 1844
  • Original Use : Residential/Commercial
  • Original Owner : Samual S. Newman
  • Original Architect : Unknown

Description & Building Alterations

This handsome building with rolled iron cornice, central bay, and stone belt course was built in 1844 for Samuel S. Newman as a residence and shop.  Formerly a four story building, in 1907 the building was extensively altered when the owner Sigmund Kraus shortened it to three stories; rebuilt the front and rear walls; lowered a rear building to two stories and connected it to the main house; inserted new windows on the south façade; and built a new storefront. In 2009, the storefront which accommodated a restaurant was altered.

Block : 373 / Lot : 001 / Building Date : 1844 / Original Owner : Samuel S. Newman / Original Use : Residential/Commercial / Original Architect : Unknown

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