22 Riverside Drive
By Carter B. Horsley
This attractive, 20-story, red-brick, pre-war apartment building at 22
Riverside Drive on the northeast corner at 74th Street was erected in
It was designed by Boak & Paris and developed by Arlington C. Hall.
It is a condominium building with 23 units.
It is withing the West End-Collegiate Historic District.
The site originally had a townhouse built for George H. Macy and designed by Charles P. H. Gilbert.
It has a ballcony on the 15th floor and wrought iron window grills on the first floor.
22 Riverside Drive entrance
It has a nice
sandstone, 1-story base and its fašade is modulated by masonry piers. It has a small vaulted vestibule with a nice
mosaic niche and a doorman. While it has
a nice frontage on a quite windy corner, its sidestreet frontage is very
building has protruding
air-conditioners and some corner windows, but no sidewalk landscaping,
no balconies, no roof deck, no health club and no garage. It has
impressive views of Riverside
Park and the Hudson River.
There is an
express subway station nearby at 72nd Street and Broadway and there
are many stores and restaurants in the area.
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