Formerly the German dispensaryIn 1884 William Schickel designed this building as a health clinic for the city's German immigrants. It is an ornate version of Italian Renaissance design. the facade is enhanced by sculpted portrait busts of famous physicians and scientists, including English physiologist, William Harvey; Swedish botanist, Carolus Linnaeus; French chemist, Antoine LaVoisier; and German naturalist, Friedrich von Humboldt.
|Placed By||New York Landmarks Preservation Foundation with grant from Tiffany & Co|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 4:25pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 585477 N 4509124|
|Decimal Degrees||40.72861667, -73.98778333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 43.717', W 73° 59.267'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 43' 43.02" N, 73° 59' 16.02" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||212, 646, 917, 347, 718|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 36 St Marks Pl, New York NY 10003, US|
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