8–14 West 119th Street
John Hauser, 1897

This row of Beaux-Arts style buff-brick and limestone dumbbell tenements is an example of housing that was constructed in this area at the turn of the 20th century other than single-family rowhouses and large apartment buildings. Dumbbell tenements get their name from the shape of the apartments, pinched in at the middle to allow for a light and-air shaft.