Ada Louise Huxtable Historical

Ada Louise Huxtable Historical (HM1UYF)

Location: New York, NY 10028 New York County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 46.664', W 73° 57.524'

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March 14, 1921 - January 7, 2013

—969 Park Avenue, Manhattan —

A pioneering critic who made architecture part of the public discourse, Ada Louise Huxtable was the first full-time architect critic on any American newspaper when named to that position at The NewYork Times in 1963. In 1970, she was awarded the first Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Criticism. She left The New York Times in 1981 to become one of the first MacArthur Fellows, and from 1997 to 2012 she was the architecture critic of The Wall Street Journal. Known as the Dean of American architectural criticism, she was the author of eleven books. A magna cum laude graduate of Hunter College (1941); in 1942 she married industrial designer L. Garth Huxtable.
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HM NumberHM1UYF
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Year Placed2013
Placed ByHistoric Landmarks Preservation Center
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 10th, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 587866 N 4514605
Decimal Degrees40.77773333, -73.95873333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 46.664', W 73° 57.524'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 46' 39.84" N, 73° 57' 31.44" W
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Area Code(s)212, 917, 646
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 969 Park Ave, New York NY 10028, US
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