Allen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg (HM1ZGJ)

Location: New York, NY 10009 New York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 43.359', W 73° 59.086'

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Internationally acclaimed poet and
Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters
lived here from August 1958 to March 1961.
His signal poem Howl (1956) helped launch
The Beat Generation.
Kaddish (1961), a mournful elegy for his mother
Naomi, was written in apartment #16.

Placed ByHistoric Landmarks Preservation Center
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Date Added Thursday, July 6th, 2017 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 585740 N 4508464
Decimal Degrees40.72265000, -73.98476667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 43.359', W 73° 59.086'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 43' 21.54" N, 73° 59' 5.16" W
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Area Code(s)917, 212, 646, 718
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 168 E 2nd St, New York NY 10009, US
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