“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

The Metropolitan Club

Landmarks of New York

The Metropolitan Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C., December 6, 2008
1. The Metropolitan Club Marker
Inscription. Designed in Italian Renaissance style by McKim, Mead & White, this building, on a site formerly owned by the Duchess of Marlborough, was complete as a home for the Metropolitan Club in 1894. The club, whose first president was J. Pierpont Morgan, was organized in 1891.
Erected 1966 by The New York Community Trust.
Location. 40° 45.895′ N, 73° 58.347′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on 1 East 60th Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10022, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Plaza Hotel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Plaza Hotel (about 400 feet away); Theodore Roosevelt Lived Here (about 800 feet away); Simon Bolivar Statue (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eglise Franšaise du St. Esprit (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Evans Hughes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ritz Tower (approx. ╝ mile away); Thaddeus Kosciuszko (approx. ╝ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
Also see . . .  The Trust's "Landmarks of New York". A long-time crusader for preservation, the Municipal Art Society joined with
The Metropolitan Club Building image. Click for full size.
By R. C., December 6, 2008
2. The Metropolitan Club Building
The New York Community Trust in 1956 to begin the “Landmarks of New York” project. (Submitted on October 27, 2009.) 
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