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paired double-hung windows replace storefront at ground floor; projecting box sign and conduit at base; bluestone water table painted gray; non-historic metal areaway fence and gate; satellite at roof. Southwest (Fairview Avenue) elevation: Nine bay, buff-colored brick facade; one-over-one, double-hung windows in all openings at second and third floors; carved molded limestone lintels; central entry at ground floor; limestone and rough-faced, brown brick string coursing; brick pilasters set on carved limestone bases; projecting and recessed, and denticulated decorative brickwork; brick portico with carved limestone cornice; two, historic metal fire escapes; gray-painted, denticulated and modillioned cornice with swags; one-story store extension (original). Alterations: Aluminum replacement windows in all openings; masonry infill replaces corner storefront at ground floor; altered openings at ground floor – tripartite window in second, third, and seventh bays; non-historic door with metal awning; two lights and non- historic tile and cast stone steps at entry; non-historic storefront infill and waterfall awning in eighth and ninth bays; bluestone band course at base painted gray; conduit at facade; stuccoed chimney, asphalt shingled bulkhead, and antenna dish at roof; central entry flanked by tripartite and paired double-hung windows at extension; non-historic door with grille; air-conditioning unit and transoms at store; non-historic metal areaway fence. Southeast (rear) elevation: Four bay brick facade; one-over-one, double-hung windows in segmentally- arched openings; projecting stone sills; denticulated brick and grey-painted, metal cornice. Alterations: Facade is stuccoed tan; aluminum replacement windows in all openings; alarm box, satellite and clothes line at facade.

2028, 2030, 2032, 2034, 2036, 2038, 2040, 2042 Gates Avenue Borough of Queens Tax Map Block 3486; Lots 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16

Date: Architect:

1909 (NB 1859-09) Louis Berger and Company

Original Owner/Developer: Style/Ornament:

G. X. Mathews Renaissance Revival

2028 Gates Avenue: Northwest (Gates Avenue) elevation: Five bay, buff-colored brick facade with projecting last bay; one-over-one, double-hung windows in all openings except center bay at ground floor; carved molded limestone lintels; lintels have keystone at ground floor; carved limestone, bracketed door hood and surround; rough-faced brick trim at ground floor; limestone and rough-faced brick string coursing; brick pilasters set on carved limestone bases; projecting and recessed, and denticulated decorative brickwork; historic paired wood-and-glass doors with wood-grain finish; under-stoop entry with non- historic railing at basement; bluestone band course and sills at basement; gray-painted, denticulated and modillioned cornice with swags; historic areaway ironwork with detailing removed. Alterations: Facade has been cleaned and repointed; vinyl replacement windows in all openings; two lights near entry; conduit at facade; metal mesh window grilles at basement; non-historic brick and cast stone stoop; non-historic metal stoop railing. Southeast (rear) elevation: Six bay brick facade; one-over-one, double-hung windows in segmentally- arched openings; projecting stone sills; denticulated brick and green-painted, metal cornice; metal fire escape. Alterations: Facade is stuccoed light green; vinyl replacement windows in all openings; stuccoed chimney and antenna at roof.

2030 Gates Avenue: Northwest (Gates Avenue) elevation: Five bay, buff-colored brick facade; one-over- one, double-hung windows in all openings except center bay at ground floor; carved molded limestone lintels; lintels have keystone at ground floor; carved limestone, bracketed door hood and surround; rough- faced brick trim at ground floor; limestone and rough-faced brick string coursing; brick pilasters set on carved limestone bases; projecting and recessed, and denticulated decorative brickwork; historic paired wood-and-glass doors with wood-grain finish; under stoop entry with non-historic railing at basement;

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