“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)

Gracie Mansion

Landmarks of New York

Gracie Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, February 6, 2013
1. Gracie Mansion Marker
Inscription. Built about 1799 on the site of a Revolutionary fort as the country house of Archibald Gracie, Scottish merchant, this colonial stucture was restored in 1927 under the supervision of the Park Department. From 1921 to 1932 it housed the Museum of The City of New York. It is now the official residence of the Mayor of New York.
Erected 1960 by The New York Community Trust.
Location. 40° 46.569′ N, 73° 56.609′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of E. End Ave and 88th Street on E. End Ave. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10128, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of Lou Gehrig (approx. half a mile away); 1025 Park Avenue (approx. 0.8 miles away); Al Hirschfeld (approx. 0.8 miles away); Park Avenue Christian Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Ada Louise Huxtable (approx. 0.8 miles away); Upper East Side Historic District (approx. one mile away); John Vliet Lindsay (approx. one mile away); The Metropolitan Museum of Art (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
Also see . . .  History of Gracie Mansion. (Submitted on February 8, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismPoliticsWar, US Revolutionary
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. Photo   1. submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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