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Today's Featured Building: 180 West 93rd Street

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As a modest example of late Art Deco architecture, 180 West 93rd Street is a relatively small, six story red brick clad building in the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Situated on a corner site, the building features two distinct exterior facades. Designed by architect Horace Ginsberg and built by developers Kleban and Leader, this structure was completed in 1940.

With a slightly industrial feel, this building offers 48 cooperative residences of varying layouts, which range from studio to three bedroom units. The building also features modern amenities such as a part-time doorman, a bike room, and a common laundry facility. The building's board approves pets as well as pied-a-terre residents.

The building offers a sought-after residential neighborhood in the Upper West Side, which is characterized by an eclectic grouping of historical buildings of varying heights.[1]


Location

View of 180 West 93rd Street from Amsterdam Avenue
Situated at the corner of Amsterdam Avenue and West 93rd Street, 180 West 93rd Street provides a convenient and central location in the Upper West Side between Riverside Park on the Hudson River and Central Park. Sol Bloom Playground, Joan of Arc Park, and Frederick Douglass Playground are other outdoor attractions that are within walking distance from the building. Saint Gregory's Park is also within the vicinity.

New York Public Library, St Agnes Library, Philosophical Library, and Bard Graduate Center Library are all within walking distance as well. There are over 20 different public transportation routes in the area. The nearest metro subway station is situated at 96th Street and Broadway, just two blocks from 180 West 93rd Street. Broadway, as the center for the American theater industry, provides many theater and artistic performances where residents are always sure to find their daily entertainment.

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