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New York Public Library

 
 
New York Public Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. New York Public Library Marker
Inscription. 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 United States.
 
Erected 1966 by U.S. Department of the Interior National Park Service.
 
Location. 40° 45.176′ N, 73° 58.886′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Forty-second Street on Fifth Avenue. Click for map. Marker is to the right of the main stairs that lead up into the library. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10036, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "The Kneeling Fireman" (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bryant Park Today (about 500 feet away); Monuments in Bryant Park (about 600 feet away); Buildings Overlooking Bryant Park (about 600 feet away); Early Bryant Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Crystal Palace (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grand Central Terminal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Algonquin Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
 
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New York Public Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. New York Public Library Marker
Marker is beneath the urn beside the front steps.
 About the New York Public Library. (Submitted on December 31, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable Places
 
Dangerous Lion Guarding the Library image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
3. Dangerous Lion Guarding the Library
Visitors to the library should be wary of the dangerous pair of lions that are always on guard!
New York Public Library Fountain image. Click for full size.
By R. C., March 11, 2008
4. New York Public Library Fountain
One of several fountains decorating the library.
New York Public Library flagpole image. Click for full size.
By R. C., March 11, 2008
5. New York Public Library flagpole
Base of flagpole in front of library.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 680 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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