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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CWY_new-amsterdam-theatre-a-war-memorial_New-York-NY.html
New Amsterdam Theatre. Designated Landmark New York City. . Designed by the noted theater architects, Herts & Tallant, for producers Klan & Erlanger, the New Amsterdam opened on October 26, 1903, with a production of Shakespeare's (i)A Midsummer…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CBD_the-general-society-of-mechanics-and-tradesmen-of-the-city-of-new-york_New-York-NY.html
Designed in 1890 by architects Lamb & Rich and built in 1892 as the Berkeley School for Boys, this handsome Neo-Classical structure is clad in limestone, yellow Roman brick and terra cotta. The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen purchased …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CAK_penn-club-of-new-york_New-York-NY.html
This handsome Beaux-Arts-style building was one of the first high-rise clubhouses constructed in New York City. Designed by Evarts Tracy and Egerton Swartwout as the Yale Club in 1900-01, the red brick fa├žade features a rusticated limestone base …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2C9Y_new-york-yacht-club_New-York-NY.html
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, establi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23D8_harold-ross_New-York-NY.html
The magazine editor, who said "if you can't be funny, be interesting", lived here when he founded The New Yorker in 1925. At his 1923 "housewarming" were Dorothy Parker, Harpo Marx, and George Gershwin.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1QAO_lockheed-a-12-blackbird_New-York-NY.html
Initially flown in 1962, Blackbird performed sensitive reconnaissance missions while flying at speeds over Mach 3. The aircraft was the creation of Lockheed's famous "Skunk Works" division, headed by Clarence "Kelly" Johnson. S…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1QAM_grumman-f-14-tomcat_New-York-NY.html
The F-14 Tomcat was the Navy's first-line fighter from 1972-2006. In full forward-sweep position, its distinctive variable-geometry wings provide the lift needed to slow-speed flight essential for carrier landings. In swept-back position, the wing…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1QAL_grumman-f11f-f-11-tiger_New-York-NY.html
The design of the single-seat Tiger incorporated the Area Rule to reduce transonic and super-sonic drag. Its Coke bottle-shaped fuselage was narrower at the wings and tail, a concept developed by Richard Whitcomb of the National Advisory Committee…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM15LI_the-father-duffy-memorial_New-York-NY.html
[Inscription, south face of monument pedestal:]Father Duffy [Inscription, north face of monument:]Lieutenant Colonel Francis P. DuffyMay 2, 1871 - June 26, 1932Catholic PriestChaplain 165th U.S. InfantryOld 69th N.Y. A Life of Service for God a…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM12TW_marc-jacobs_New-York-NY.html
A fashion prodigy, Marc Jacobs has attracted attention from the very beginning of his career. Known first for his clever, witty designs, as in his Freudian slip" dress, he became controversial with his "grunge" collection for Perry Ellis in 1992. …
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