James Bogardus Viewing Garden

James Bogardus Viewing Garden (HM2DUF)

Location: New York, NY 10013 New York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 42.963', W 74° 0.543'

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James Bogardus Viewing Garden
James Bogardus (1800-1874) was an architect, engineer and inventor who devised the iron front building and the freestanding iron towers and shot towers that foretold the construction of the skyscraper as a building type. Bogardus built the world's first iron-cast building (1849) at the northwest corner of Washington and Murray Streets. Two surviving Bogardus cast-iron buildings can be seen nearby at 75 Murray Street (1857) and 85 Leonard Street (1860).
The James Bogardus Viewing Garden, dedicated in 1996, is a community project maintained by Friends of Bogardus Triangle of the Tribeca Community Association, 75 Laight Street, New York, 10013. Your support and participation is welcome.
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HM NumberHM2DUF
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Date Added Friday, January 25th, 2019 at 10:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 583697 N 4507708
Decimal Degrees40.71605000, -74.00905000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 42.963', W 74° 0.543'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 42' 57.78" N, 74° 0' 32.58" W
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Area Code(s)212, 646, 914, 917, 516,
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 110 W Broadway, New York NY 10013, US
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