GARDEN COURT HISTORIC DISTRICT
Inventory of buildings

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4600 Pine 4700 Pine 4800 Pine 4900 Pine 4600 Osage
4700 Osage 4800 Osage 4600 Larchwood 4700 Larchwood 4800 Larchwood
South 46th South 47th South 48th South 49th  

4600 block Pine Street

4601-11: Side of 330 S. 46th Street -- out of district.

4613-43: Monumental block long six-story multi-winged brick, cast stone trimmed Gothic Revival apartment house, John T. Coneys, architect, 1922; 9/9 sash in clusters of three lights, marking major rooms; "Garden Court" framed by salient wings and accented by towered bays flanking Gothic entrances; handsome plantings in each garden court; excellent condition. --- Significant

4610: Red brick, stucco, half-timber medievalizing single family residence; first floor of brick with sun room toward Pine Street; main entrance accessible from side of site-, upper levels stucco with half-timber detail, slate roof (since replaced), rear parking; John T. Coneys, architect, 1922; excellent condition. --- Significant

4614: Grey brick center hall single house with sun room toward street end and side entrance to center hall; handsomely styled French Renaissance roof, hooded door entrance bays-and other trim showing stylization toward Art Deco; rear parking; John T. Coneys, architect, 1922. --- Significant

4618: Stone based, stucco, medievalizing house in style of Lutyens with original slate roof and massive brick chimney as dominant element of facade, Mercer tile set into stucco above side entrance; glazed end sunroom projecting toward street; gabled slate roof; rear parking; John T. Coneys, architect, 1922. --- Significant

4622: Stucco and brick Arts and Crafts house with Mercer tile set into end wall and panels above windows; brick detail from William Price's Rose Valley cottages; side entrance and front sun porch; rear parking; John T. Coneys, architect, 1922. --- Significant

4628: Stone and half-timber variant on theme of side center entrance, slate gable roofed house; coursed stone walls to first floor; stucco above with half-timber panels; rear parking; John T. Coneys, architect, 1922. --- Significant

 

4700 block Pine Street

4701-15: Garden Court Plaza, 13-story brick and limestone trimmed twin Art Deco apartment towers, Ralph B. Bencker, architect, 1926-1930; vertical window strips framed by limestone panels rise to top story which carries large scale motif of vertical strips on eastern tower and round arched window on west. --- Significant

4717-23: Limestone four bay entrance to monumental garage with roof garden; shop fronts flank double garage entrance; carved Gothic ornament in centers-of each bay; facade subdivided by projecting Art Deco piers. --- Significant

4721- : Vacant.

4700: Three-story gambrel roofed red brick center hall Colonial Revival house; bays flank central door under pent eave- small entrance portico carried by Tuscan columns; rear parking. --- Significant

4720-40: Four-story Federal Revival multi-winged tan brick and cast stone trimmed apartment house; keys in jack arches over 6/1 windows; cast stone belt course at third floor below cast stone cornice and parapet; E.A. Wilson, architect, 1927. --- Contributing

4744: Vacant -- site of demolished half of 4748 Pine Street.

4748: Wing of brick and cast stone trimmed four-story Medieval Revival apartment house; bays rise from ground to third story on front and 48th Street side; cast stone mullions, belt courses and coping across roof; sash replaced with some through window heaters; in good condition despite alterations and loss of mirror half in fire; Stetler & Deysher, architects, 1926. --- Contributing


4800 block Pine Street

4801-47: Eight 4-story apartment houses fronting north side of Pine Street; recessed central block framed by salient side wings; projecting central fanlighted entrance framed by quoins and capped by tall cast stone urn; 6/6 sash organized as triplets on each side; plain metal cornice below parapet; Grant Simon, architect, 1922. --- Significant

4800-40: Handsome symmetrical apartment house block: 4800 -- Pine Vista, 4820 -- Pine Lodge, 4840 -- Pine Manor; all same development; five -story U-shaped buildings at each end of the block flanking central rectangular building; major entrances in court of end buildings and in center of central block; terra cotta trim, belt course at base and top story, parapet around upper levels; 6/1 sash; Clarence Wunder, 1922 --- Significant


4900 block Pine Street

4901-27: Two-story, brick base, screen porch front rowhouses; alternate gable front and turned gable roofs in pairs; stucco above brick base; rear parking; E. A. Wilson, architect, 1921. --- Contributing

4931-57: 2 ½ -story stone Colonial Revival row c.1925; sun porch fronts; broad segmental arched windows below central stone gables with modillioned cornice; rear parking. --- Contributing

4900-08: Three-story dark red brick, cast stone trimmed Regency Revival apartment house' central Ionic portico below round-headed window in salient central block; recessed side wings with quoins at each change of plane; deep cast stone cornice below shallow parapet; deep side recesses create light court; Israel Demchick, architect, 1922. --- Significant

4910-48: Twenty porch fronted, two-story Medieval Revival rowhouses; brick sun porches with angled spur buttresses; gables alternate between jerkinhead and plain, creating rhythm down block-, stucco upper walls above brick bases; 6/6 sash; imitation composite slate roofs; rear parking; all in good condition-,, 4910 has altered gable surface from stucco to asbestos shingle; 4932, 4938t 4940 have aluminum siding in gable; Israel Demchick, architect, 1922. --- Contributing

4850: Three-story dark red brick, cast stone trimmed Regency Revival apartment house; central Ionic portico below round-headed window in salient central block; recessed side wings with quoins at each change of plane; deep cast stone cornice below shallow parapet; deep side recesses create light court; Israel Demchick, architect, 1922. --- Significant


4600 block Osage Avenue

4607-29: Entire block made up of alternating double houses of two types; brick bases with projecting sun rooms; entrance through sun rooms; stucco above with half-timber on brick ornament; rear parking; each half shows difference from its twin to emphasize individuality; all intact; John T. Coneys, architect for Clarence Siegel, 1921. --- Significant

4604-30: Entire block made up of alternating double houses of two types; brick bases with projecting sun rooms; entrance through sun rooms; stucco above with half-timber on brick ornament; rear parking; each half shows difference from its twin to emphasize individuality; all intact except 4614, where second floor gable window has been recessed to create second floor porch; John T. Coneys, architect for Clarence Siegel, 1921. --- Significant


4700 block Osage Avenue

4715-37: Symmetrical two-story tan brick, sun porch fronted row, 1927; paired houses marked by different shared gables, alternating gambrel roof and gabled fronts; rear parking. --- Contributing.

4714-44: Symmetrical two-story tan brick, sun porch fronted row c.1925; paired houses marked by different shared gables, half-timber at each end; gambrel roofs and Spanish tile roofs alternate down block; rear parking; all in excellent condition; 4714 has altered gable trim. --- Contributing


4800 block Osage Avenue

4815-45: Red brick row, c.1925; sun porches at front; alternating half-timber and stucco gables; rear
parking. ---Contributing

4816-44: Symmetrical two-story tan brick, sun porch fronted row c.1925; paired houses marked by different shared gables, half-timber at each end; gambrel roofs and Spanish tile roofs alternate down block; rear parking;' all in excellent condition; 4818, 4820, 4830, 4834, 4836 and 4840 have alterations to second floor bays. --- Contributing


4600 block Larchwood Avenue

4605-31: Brick and stucco-sun porch fronted double houses in English cottage style; centered massive chimnies; slate roofs; tile and brick decorative panels; symmetrical composition;- I. Levin, architect for Clarence Siegel 1920. --- Contributing

4605-07: brick
4609: badly restuccoed with unhistorical troweled surface
4611: stucco
4613-15: brick
4617-19: brick
4621-27: stucco
4629-31: brick

4616-50: Half-timbered Spanish Colonial and California styled doubles, alternately tan and red brick porch fronted houses; symmetrical block/half-timber at each end, Dutch Colonial next toward center, etc; rear parking; all in excellent condition; John T. Coneys, architect for Clarence Siegel, 1921 --- Contributing


4700 block Larchwood Avenu
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4715-45: Tan brick row, alternate pairs of half-timbered dormer or Spanish tile bay roofs on sun porch fronted row; short front lawns; rear parking areas; 4733, 4735 and 4743 resurfaced with half-timber gables. --- Contributing

4716-46: Tan brick row, alternate pairs of half-timbered dormer or Spanish tile bay roofs on sun porch fronted row; short front lawns; rear parking areas; half-timber in gable removed in 4718. --- Contributing


4800 block Larchwood Avenue

4815-45: Tan brick row, alternate pairs of half-timbered dormer or Spanish tile bay roofs on sun porch fronted row; short front lawns; rear parking areas; gables altered on 4817-25, 4831-37; some bays resheathed. --- Contributing.

4812-42: Tan brick row, alternate pairs of half-timbered dormer or Spanish tile bay roofs on sun porch fronted row; short front lawns; rear parking areas; half-timber gables altered on 4820-22. --- Contributing.


South 46th Street

401-19: Immense c.1921 three-story doubles arranged in symmetrical group; Spanish tile and stucco houses at each end, flanked toward center by half-timber doubles; center house stucco, Arts and Crafts, with Mercer tile decorative patterns; all have sun porches at first floor set in volume of house; two-story bay above, given the stylish motif; rear parking; all in excellent condition. --Significant

425-39: Imposing rough cast stucco doubles joined at rear corners to create a continuous row; front sun porches incorporated into volume of house; triangular side elevation with massive projecting dormers at front; brick window outlines; slate roofs; derived from Rose Valley houses by Price and McLanahan in Arts and Crafts style; rear parking; John T. Coneys, architect, for Clarence Siegel, 1921. ---Significant

400: 2 ½-story red brick center hall Regency Revival house fronting on 46th Street; center Tuscan portico flanked by side-lit small paned windows; sun porches at each end of building; large pedimented dormers in slate roof; rear parking; front gate fence and brick posts; John T. Coneys, 1921. --- Significant

414: 2 ½-story brick and stucco center hall Colonial Revival (similar to 4700 Pine) with bays flanking door and linked by pent eave; second floor stuccoed with brick lintels left exposed above windows; sun porch at south end and open porch on north create symmetrical appearance; rear parking. --- Significant

430: Highly original 2 ½-story brick center hall Regency Art Deco residence with limestone trim, suggesting influence of John Soane; interesting asymmetrical composition of oversized door frame with massive key and voussoirs flanked by projecting stone balcony; off stair landing; leaded glass in parlor, sun porch on south end; rear parking; John T. Coneys, architect for Clarence Siegel, 1922. --- Significant


South 47th Street

401: 2 ½ -story brick center Hall Colonial house, c.1920; slate pent eave across front with canopied head over door; 6/6 sash; brick jack arches over window; gabled dormers on slate roof; front sun porches at north end; rear parking. --- Contributing

415: 2 ½ -story brick and stucco Gothic house; leaded glass windows in front bays; wood entrance porch; side sun porch; rear parking; makes transition from stucco and brick Gothic houses of Osage to the brick Colonials of 47th Street; John T. Coneys, architect, 1922. --- Significant

421: Highly original tan brick eclectic house, similar asymmetrical composition to 4616 Pine; porticoed door with Mercer tile in lunette; flanking round-headed stair window (without balcony); bay at side to mark dining room; front sun porch; dentilled cornice, slate mansard with segmental dormers in Francois ler style; rear parking; excellent condition; John T. Coneys, architect, 1922. --- Significant

433: 2 ½ -story red brick center hall Colonial Revival house; small paned colonial sash; southern sun porch; rear parking; John T. Coneys, architect, 1922. ---Contributing

404: Half-timber, stucco and brick Medieval Revival single residence; brick base, projecting sun porch; half-timbered balcony; massive center brick chimney; porch entrance; rear parking; good condition; John T. Coneys, architect, for Clarence Siegel, 1922. --Contributing

408: Brick trimmed stucco Arts and Crafts house; sun porch at front; side bays in projecting pavillion; slate roof; segmental double width dormer; rear parking; good condition; John T. Coneys, architect, for Clarence Siegel, 1922. --- Contributing

414: 2k-story brick Colonial Revival; front sun porch undergoing repair; three register front; paired segmental headed dormer in roof; main focus toward street (south) with large centered doorway; rear parking. --- Contributing

418-32: Stucco, porch fronted double houses in Arts and Crafts cottage style; front brick or stucco sun porches; massive central chimney flanked by alternating gabled and jerkinheaded dormers; rear parking; all in excellent condition. --- Contributing

500: The Larchmont, Stitler and Deysher, architects, 1924; three-story tan brick, cast stone trimmed Regency Revival apartment house; flattened central frontispiece; wrought iron balcony above; round-headed windows on either side of door on first floor; shallow cast stone cornice below parapet; excellent condition. --- Contributing


South 48th Street

419-29: Lou-El Apartments (formerly Osage: renamed for owner Louis Elgart); four-story brick Regency Revival U-shaped apartment house, J. Fuller, architect, 1927; alternate window types: first floor square-headed, second floor "Gothic" tracery in round-head to imitate piano nobile, square-headed in third and fourth floors below pressed metal cornice. --- Contributing

431-55: Two-story brick row, front sun porches with Spanish tile roofs; rear second story bay with tile roofs (alternately red and green in pairs)- tile set into brick piers below brackets of roof for Arts and Crafts touch; houses divided into groups of seven (431-43) and six (445-55); 437, 439, 441, 445, 447, 449 have new aluminum siding over porch cornice; all in excellent condition; rear parking. --- Contributing

414-24: Sylvania Gardens Apartments, four-story brick Regency Revival U-shaped apartment house, Stetler & Deysher, architects, 1926; central court in fashion of Garden Court; alternate window types on elevations: first floor square-headed, second story roundheaded with faux light (as if piano nobile), square-headed with panels on third floor; raised parapet at roof; good condition. --- Contributing

432-56: Two-story brick row, front sun porches with Spanish tile roofs; rear second story bay with tile roofs (alternately red and green in pairs); tile set into brick piers below brackets of roof for Arts and Crafts touch; houses divided into groups of seven (432-44) and six (446-56); 444 and 456 have new aluminum siding over porch cornice; all in excellent condition; rear parking. --Contributing


South 49th Street

413-49: Stone and stucco row block- front sun porches with slate roofs; above, wall gables, alternately pairs of triangular or jerkinheaded, all with half-timber overlay and small triangular gable over door; all developed with saliant front block attached to continuous "row" wall behind sun porch; rear parking; all good condition; 443 has altered gable trim. --- Contributing

414-50: Stone and stucco row block; front sun porches with slate roofs; above, wall gables, alternately pairs of triangular or jerkinheaded, all with half-timber overlay and small triangular gable over door; all developed with saliant front block attached to continuous "row" wall behind sun porch; rear parking; all good condition; 414, 432 and 438 have altered gable trim. --- Contributing

Note: Descriptions here are based on a survey done in 1984.