The artist and scholar gargoyles on 121st Street — Ephemeral New York

Copper bay windows, grand arches, juliet balconies and a sloping roof: As university housing goes, the 8-story Bancroft Apartments are pretty fanciful. Preeminent architect Emery Roth designed the building, which opened at 509 West 121st Street in 1910. By 1920, it had been acquired by Columbia University’s Teachers College, just a block away in the […]

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