Fifth Avenue Building

Fifth Avenue Building (HMRLJ)

Location: New York, NY 10010 New York County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 44.507', W 73° 59.372'

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"Heritage of New York"

Erected in 1909, this building was designed by Maynicke and Franke in Italian Renaissance Eclectic Style. The first structure on this site was the farmhouse of Christopher Mildberger, moved here in 1839 during the extension of Fifth Avenue. Thereafter, a Corporal Thompson operated it as a tavern, Madison Cottage, until 1852, when it was replaced by Franconi's Hippodrome. In 1859, the six-storied, white marble Fifth Avenue Hotel, with the first hotel passenger elevator in New York, opened here and became a center of the city's social and political life.
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HM NumberHMRLJ
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Year Placed1966
Placed ByThe New York Community Trust
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 7:41am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 585313 N 4510584
Decimal Degrees40.74178333, -73.98953333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 44.507', W 73° 59.372'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 44' 30.42" N, 73° 59' 22.32" W
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Area Code(s)212, 347, 646, 914, 917,
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 190-192 5th Ave, New York NY 10010, US
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