318-330 Amsterdam Avenue and 75 Street (New York Cab Company)

Address: 318-324 Amsterdam Avenue (at 75 Street)
Block No: 1167
Lot No: 29

Landmark status: Yes


Summary of site plans and status

On Tuesday, November 16, 2006 the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) voted unanimously to extend landmark status to this building.

According to the LPC’s website,

The New-York Cab Company pioneered many of the practices we see in our present-day taxi industry, from the color of the cabs to timed fares,’ said Commission Chairman Robert B. Tierney. ‘At the end of the 19th century, there were an estimated 4,600 stables across the City and 74,000 horses crowding our streets. And hundreds of them were kept in this remarkably intact and well-preserved stable building on the Upper West Side.


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