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NO. 118 EAST 18TH STREET
Architect: Stephen Decatur Hatch
1868

118This Italianate house is a relatively late example of the style. This four-story and raised basement brownstone-front house is the only survivor of the dwellings that once lined this block. It was erected as an individual building, not part of a row, and was the last house built on this block. The building was commissioned by Henry T. Ingalls. Ingalls was an importer of ivory, ebony, shell, and other tropical goods. He moved to 18th Street from 102 East 17th Street (now the site of Tammany Hall). The facade, restored in the early 1990s, displays such typical Italianate features as a segmental-arched entrance (the stoop is missing), sculptural window enframements, and rusticated base. The stylized brackets of the galvanized-iron cornice hint at the fact that this is a late Italianate building.

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IRVING PLACE:

52
Cooperative Cafeteria
Elsie de Wolfe House
Washington Irving High School


EAST 18TH STREET:

118


EAST 17TH STREET:

104
Guardian Life Insurance Company and Extension
106, 108 & 110, and 116
Fanwood
Irving
120
121
129
Tammany Hall


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last revised 31 August 1998

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