Charles Scribner's Sons Building

Charles Scribner's Sons Building (HM94H)

Location: New York, NY 10017 New York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 45.433', W 73° 58.683'

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Designed by the prominent American architect Ernest Flagg (1857-1947), this building was constructed as a store and offices in 1912-13 for Charles Scribner's Sons, one of America's most prestigious publishing houses. Flagg, an exponent of French Beaux-Arts design principles, created a ten-story French-inspired, limestone-fronted building with a facade that reflects the nature of the steel skeleton frame while focusing on the elegant iron shopfront. The vaulted interior retail space was designed to resemble a small library. in 1996, this space was converted into the flagship store of the Benetton Group, following extensive restoration of the exterior and interior to their original state—an affirmation of Benetton's commitment to excellence and innovation.
HM NumberHM94H
Year Placed1997
Placed ByNew York landmarks Preservation Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 3:15am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 586262 N 4512308
Decimal Degrees40.75721667, -73.97805000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 45.433', W 73° 58.683'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 45' 25.98" N, 73° 58' 40.98" W
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Area Code(s)212, 646, 917, 516, 914,
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-6 E 48th St, New York NY 10017, US
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