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At the British artillery park near this site
Captain in the U.S. Army, Yale graduate of 1773, apprehended within enemy lines while seeking information was executed on the morning of September 22, 1776.
His last words were "I …
In commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of 9/11/01, the Milstein Family and Emigrant Bank have dedicated this site to display "The Kneeling Fireman" statue which harkens back to the events of that fateful day.
The statue was originally commis…
Designed by architects Warren & Wetmore, 230 Park Avenue was built in 1927-29 as the New York Central Building, sitting astride Park Avenue just north of Grand Central Terminal. The building's honeycombed base and slender tower dominate the street…
Completed in 1930 from designs of John Mead Howells and Raymond Hood, this structure was cited in 1957 by the Municipal Art Society and the Society of Architectural Historians "For originality in design and influence on later work."
The Fred F. French Building was constructed in 1926-27 as the home of this prominent real estate firm. Designed by the architectural firm of Sloan & Robertson, it is striking for its combination of Art deco and near eastern imagery. An example of …
The New York Public Library has been designated a Registered National historic Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 20 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the Uni…
Designed by the prominent American architect Ernest Flagg (1857-1947), this building was constructed as a store and offices in 1912-13 for Charles Scribner's Sons, one of America's most prestigious publishing houses. Flagg, an exponent of French B…