New York Yacht Club

New York Yacht Club (HM2C9Y)

Location: New York, NY 10036 New York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 45.341', W 73° 58.902'

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Designated Landmark New York City

New York Yacht Club
The New York Yacht Club building is one of the most expressive examples of Beaux-Arts architecture in the country. Dedicated in 1901, the clubhouse was the first New York City commission of architects Warren & Wetmore, establishing the firm's distinguished reputation. The limestone façade of the New York Yacht Club is sculpted with nautical motifs featuring a trio of windows carved to resemble the sterns of seventeenth-century Dutch yachts, as well as ornamental seashells, dolphins and dripping seaweed. Constructed on land donated by Commodore J. Pierpont Morgan, the club's sixth home has become a well-known symbol of the nation's oldest yachting organization, in continuous existence since 1844. The celebrated America's Cup, first won in 1851 by the schooner America in a regatta at Cowes, England, was deeded to the club in 1857.
New York Landmark Preservation Foundation
HM NumberHM2C9Y
Year Placed2004
Placed ByNew York Landmark Preservation Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 14th, 2018 at 8:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 585956 N 4512134
Decimal Degrees40.75568333, -73.98170000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 45.341', W 73° 58.902'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 45' 20.46" N, 73° 58' 54.12" W
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Area Code(s)212, 646, 917, 914
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 37 W 44th St, New York NY 10036, US
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