• 77-12 35th Avenue,
  • 35-25 77th Street,
  • 35-24 78th Street

Designed in neo-Georgian style by Joshua Tabatchnik, The Berkeley was erected in 1937 in what is now known as the Jackson Heights Historic District. With a wide wing span between 77th and 78th Streets, this impressive structure boasts a brick façade, an impressive marble foyer and a landscaped private garden. It stands six stories tall, has an elevator for each wing, laundry facilities and a full time maintenance staff. Only several blocks away from an express transit hub with access to 7 E F M and R trains, Q33 and 47 buses, with short proximity to all amenities such as restaurants, post office, The Berkeley makes no excuses for being one of the finest buildings in Jackson Heights.

  • Elevator Apartments
  • Cooperative (D4)
  • Owned by Berkley Owners Inc.
  • 6 stories
  • Built in 1937
  • Community District 403
  • City Council District 25
  • Police Precinct 115
  • Type: Apartment Building
  • Date: 1936-37 [NB 4915-1936]
  • Stories 6 with basement
  • Architect: Joshua Tabatchnik
  • Style: Neo-Georgian
  • Developer: Berkeley Hall Inc.

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BERKELEY HALL/now The Berkeley

Built in 1936-37 to designs by Joshua Tabatchnik, the six-story-and-basement Berkeley Gardens (formerly known as Berkeley Hall) is among the later apartment buildings erected in the historic district. Typical of that phase of development, the building occupies an end-block site on 35th Avenue and is planned with two lightcourts flanking a slightly recessed central gabled pavilion at the front and lightcourts at the sides.

The central pavilion and the flanking courts are modulated with angled bays. The building is roughly contemporary with the Berkeley Apartments, also designed by Tabatchnik, which is located around the corner on 77th Street.

Faced in red brick with white trim, the building is neo-Georgian in style. A two-story wooden portico marks the entrance; a similar motif in stone, consisting of paired pilasters supporting an architrave, is repeated on the facades of the flanking sections on the avenue. Other neo-Georgian elements include the pitched roof with gabled dormers, pediments, and urns; brickwork imitating quoins and brick band courses; three-sided oriels at some second-story bays; and the false fanlight above the entrance.


Berkeley listings by Armen & Armen :

35-24 78th Street, B65

35-25 77th Street, #A36

35-25 77th Street, A65 


77-12 35th Avenue, B67

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