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Upper East Side Historic District

 
 
Upper East Side Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Doran Howitt, March 31, 2013
1. Upper East Side Historic District Marker
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Inscription. The Upper East Side, today one of the world's most elegant residential and shopping districts, was first built up following the creation of nearby Central Park between 1857 and 1877. It has gone through several development phases, each of them distinctive and still represented today. Middle-class brownstones in the Italianate and Neo- [illegible] 1860's to the 1880's [illegible] exist in some of the streets. [Balance of sign only partly legible, please help decipher it!]
 
Erected by New York Landmarks Preservation District.
 
Location. 40° 46.525′ N, 73° 57.726′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on E 78th St. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 49 E 78th St, New York NY 10075, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ada Louise Huxtable (approx. ¼ mile away); The Metropolitan Museum of Art (approx. ¼ mile away); Landmarks of New York (approx. 0.3 miles away); Central Park's Ancient Egyptian Obelisk (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cleopatra’s Needle (approx. 0.3 miles away); Park Avenue Christian Church
Reverse side image. Click for full size.
By Doran Howitt, March 31, 2013
2. Reverse side
(approx. 0.4 miles away); John Vliet Lindsay (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Pilgrim (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. Copies of sign on other streets within the district
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Doran Howitt of Fair Lawn, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 220 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Doran Howitt of Fair Lawn, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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