New York City Apartment House Names In 1904 (O-Y)
We conclude our list of the named apartment buildings in New York city in 1904 with letters O-Y, there were no named apartment buildings beginning with a Z
The most popular name was the Washington, with eight buildings spread out across the city.
Walking across 23rd Street the other day I noticed an abundance of vacant lots and new construction.This is the trend all over the city. Old smaller (and sometimes large) buildings get demolished and glass-mirrored “luxury ” apartments take their place.
As we pointed in the first of these articles, almost none of the named buildings in 1904 are extant today (either by name or location).
If humanity does not destroy itself, how many of the buildings that are here in New York City today, be around 113 years from now?
This list is only comprised of apartment buildings in Manhattan and the Bronx.
Apartment – Hotels are denoted by an asterisk.
Oakdale, 36 W. 25th st.
Oakhurst, 2139 Seventh ave.
Oakland, 152 W. 49th st.
Oakley, 212 W. 14th st.
Ohio, 200 W. 79th St.
Olga, 44 W. 120th St.
Olympia, 501 W. 125th st. Continue reading