110 and 116 Cambridge Place HDFC is two five story apartment buildings designed in the Beaux-Arts style by Cohn Brothers, one of Brooklyn s major twentieth-century firms specializing in apartment house design, . Built for Morris Jarcho, these structures with rusticated ground stories and much detailing of limestone and the upper stories of brick would replace four earlier wooden houses in 1914. The ground-floor entrances have decorated surrounds and foliate paneled piers below heavy consoles which support projecting cornices each with two lion's heads. At the upper stories, the end bays have double ana1 triple windows with patterned brickwork between stories. Even the fire escapes of this magnificent structures are decorative and ornate. At the top story, the windows with stone-tympana are topped by brick and stone pseudo-gables.
Landmarks Preservation Committee, Clinton Historic District: Designation Report, (1981), 31.