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Pace College

 
 
Pace College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, February 11, 2004
1. Pace College Marker
Inscription. On this site from 1766 to 1856 stood the Brick Presbyterian Church used during the American Revolution as both a prison and hospital for American prisoners. This present structure was built by the New York Times beginning with a building five stories in height in 1858. Reconstructed and enlarged in 1888 and again in 1905. Pace College has occupied the building since 1952. Other owners and occupants of this site over the years:
Cornelius Van Tienhoven 1646
Governor Thomas Donagan 1686
Engine Company No. 4 1802
Kins Pox Institute 1802
White Lecture Room 1810
Baker and Scribner Publishers 1852
 
Erected 1952 by Pace College.
 
Location. 40° 42.706′ N, 74° 0.385′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Park Row. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 41 Park Row, New York NY 10038, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Benjamin Franklin (within shouting distance of this marker); Pace University (within shouting distance of this marker); Nathan Hale (within shouting distance of this marker); First Almshouse
Originally the New York Times Building image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 2007
2. Originally the New York Times Building
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Liberty Poles (about 400 feet away); Windmill (about 400 feet away); The Federal Post Office (about 400 feet away); The Bridewell 1775-1838 (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Pace College - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 16, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 383 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York.   2. submitted on , by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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