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Built 1927 4 Apartments 10 car private garage

Built 1927 4 Apartments 10 car private garage

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Built 1927 4 Apartments 10 car private garage

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  1. 214-216 East 74th Street • Built 1927 • 4 Apartments • 10 car private garage • Erected and continuously owned by Schiff family • Architect: C.P.H. Gilbert Xsusha Carlyann Flandro October 29, 2007 Historic Preservation Studio | Why Save This Building? Project 2 | Francoise Bollack, Andrew Dolkart, Jorge Otero-Pailos

  2. 214-216 East 74th St. Location and general floor plan layout: • Bordered by Brownstones and large apartment houses • 17 other garages in a 3 block radius • 31% of the lot not built • Built as two separate buildings to circumvent zoning Xsusha Carlyann Flandro October 29, 2007 Historic Preservation Studio | Why Save This Building? Project 2 | Francoise Bollack, Andrew Dolkart, Jorge Otero-Pailos

  3. 214-216 East 74th St. Materials • Brick • Steel • Glass • Concrete • Granite Xsusha Carlyann Flandro October 29, 2007 Historic Preservation Studio | Why Save This Building? Project 2 | Francoise Bollack, Andrew Dolkart, Jorge Otero-Pailos

  4. 214-216 East 74th St. Social Notes • His house 4 blocks away on 5th Ave • Flood- December 16, 1924 • Purchases the property to house his butler, chauffer their families and his cars February 1925 • Building finished in 1927 Mortimer L. Schiff Xsusha Carlyann Flandro October 29, 2007 Historic Preservation Studio | Why Save This Building? Project 2 | Francoise Bollack, Andrew Dolkart, Jorge Otero-Pailos

  5. 214-216 East 74th St. Why save this (Type) of building? • 3 story private garage is a piece of New York City history • Advancement of the automobile and roads • Demand • Separate living space for hired help • 214-216 E. 74th Street a good candidate: • Medium price when built • Has not been remodeled • Continuously owned by the same family • Still in Use • Connections with famous NY personalities Mrs. Chrysler with her chauffer, 1927 Xsusha Carlyann Flandro October 29, 2007 Historic Preservation Studio | Why Save This Building? Project 2 | Francoise Bollack, Andrew Dolkart, Jorge Otero-Pailos