WEST 53RD STREET


301
-The Encore 1

339-347
-Formerly frame houses

340
-St. Benedict's parish house

342
-Formerly Second Church of the Evangelical Association of North America
-Church of St. Benedict's The Moor 2 , 3 , 7

343 (341-345)
-Formerly frame house

424
-Bide-a-wee Animal Shelter & Clinic 1986

433-35
-Formerly frame house

436
-Plymouth House 4

440
-PS 111

451-453
-Formerly alley between leads to two story stable

508
-Formerly Duo Theatre at Stage 2, tenant
-Formerly Latin American Theatre Ensemble, tenant

522
-Medicine Show, tenant 5

552
-Formerly NYC. HPD. Office of Property Mgmt.

554 -Stryker's Lane 6


NOTES

1 Thomas E. Norton. Living It Up. (New York: Atheneum, 1984)

2 Charles Lockwood, Manhattan Moves Uptown (New York: Houghton Mifflin 1976) 190.

3 New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, Midtown West Survey.

4 Directory of Agencies of the Chelsea-Clinton Welfare and Health Council, December 1954.

5 H. George Rubenstein, Landlord Dispute is Bad Medicine West Side Story
May 1996: 3.

6 Milton Bracker, Stryker's Lane in Action. [unknown newspaper. mentions Edward M. Barrow.]

7 Robert A. Stern, Thomas Mellins, and David Fishman, New York 1880: Architecture and Urbanism in the Gilded Age, (New York: Monacelli Press, 1999) 322. [see footnotes for additional sources.]


Updated May 9, 2000