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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2E9G_13-15-west-54th-street-houses_New-York-NY.html
13-15 West 54th Street Houses . New York City Designated Landmark . . This pair of town houses was built in 1896-97 for William Murray, a New York businessman, designed in a Renaissance-inspired style by Henry J. Hardenbergh, the houses are a f…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2E9B_the-writers-room_New-York-NY.html
"The Writers' Room". . "The Writers' Room" . Here at City Center, Your Show of Shows came to life each week. Sid Caesar, Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, Howard Morris, Mel Tolkin, Lucille Kallen, Tony Webster, Joe Stein, Danny Sim…
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9-11 West 54th Street. New York Landmarks Conservancy. . These two buildings, which share a fine Georgian fa├žade, were designed in 1896 by McKim Mead and White for the James Goodwin family, who occupied the residence from 1898 to 1944. The owne…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2E5J_7-west-54th-street-house_New-York-NY.html
7 West 54th Street House. New York City Designated Landmark. . Prominent Banker Philip Lehman, a son of the founder of the Lehman Brothers banking firm, commissioned this elegant Beaux-Arts town house in 1899-1900 at a time when this area of Ma…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2E54_213-west-58th-street_New-York-NY.html
213 West 58th Street. . NYC Designated Landmark . 213 West 58th Street . . This elegant French Renaissance style stable was constructed in 1902-03, reminiscent of the early 17th century town houses that line the Places des Vosges in Paris. An e…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CRU_rockefeller-apartments_New-York-NY.html
Rockefeller Apartments, built in 1935-37, are a major example of the International Style. Designed by the firm of Harrison & Fouilhoux, the two buildings were commissioned by John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and Nelson Rockefeller to enhance the family in…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25CY_osborne-apartments_New-York-NY.html
The Osborne Apartments, built from 1883-85 to designs by James E. Ware, survives today as one of New York's rare, early luxury apartment buildings, located just south of Central Park in one of the City's first apartment districts. The Osborne's he…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24RS_doris-c-freedman-plaza_New-York-NY.html
This plaza is dedicated to the memory and vision of Doris Chanin Freedman (1928-1981). As director of Cultural Affairs for New York City, President of City Walls, The Municipal Art Society and the public Art Fund, she was a champion for the arts, …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24QL_lombard-lamp_New-York-NY.html
Lombard Lamp Lamps such as this one have been a familiar sight in Hamburg, Germany, since 1869, where they grace the famous Lombard Bridge. This Lombard Lamp is presented to the people of New York City by the people of the Free and Hanseatic Cit…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23GW_rodin-studios_New-York-NY.html
By the start of the 20th Century, West 57th Street had become a major cultural center. The French Renaissance-style Rodin Studios were built in 1916-17 to provide studios and residences for professional artists. Designed by Cass Gilbert, architect…
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