Charlie Parker Residence

Charlie Parker Residence (HM16U9)

Location: New York, NY 10009 New York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 43.592', W 73° 58.8'

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Designated Landmarks of New York City

Built in 1849, the brownstone rowhouse is a rare surviving example of a residential building built in the Gothic Revival style. A style most often used for churches. Notable details include the pointed entranceway with clustered colonettes, the prominent hood molding and a trefoil relief below the projecting box cornice. From 1950 to 1954 this building was the home of Charlie "Bird" Parker, the world-renowned Alto-Saxophonist. Parker was the co-founder of BeBop, the modern jazz style that he and Trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie created during the mid 1940's.
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HM NumberHM16U9
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Year Placed2000
Placed ByNew York Landmarks Preservation Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 3:51pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 586137 N 4508900
Decimal Degrees40.72653333, -73.98000000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 43.592', W 73° 58.8'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 43' 35.52" N, 73° 58' 48.00" W
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Area Code(s)917, 212, 646, 718
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 151 Avenue B, New York NY 10009, US
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