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Dawn Powell

1896 - 1965

 
 
Dawn Powell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 3, 2016
1. Dawn Powell Marker
Inscription. The novelist, playwright, and diarist lived here from 1931-1942, where she wrote Come Back to Sorrento, Turn, Magic Wheel, Angels on Toast, and A Time to Be Born. Born in Ohio, she wrote perceptive novels set in small Midwestern towns, and high-spirited satires that celebrated life in New York City. All but forgotten after her death, her work enjoyed an extraordinary revival in the 1990's.
 
Erected by Historic Landmarks Preservation Center.
 
Location. 40° 43.991′ N, 73° 59.68′ W. Marker is in New York City, New York, in New York County. Marker is on East 10th Street east of Fifth Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 East 10th Street, New York NY 10003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eleanor Roosevelt (within shouting distance of this marker); Beatrix Farrand (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frank O'Hara (about 500 feet away); Emma Lazarus (about 600 feet away); Birthplace of Galo Plaza Lasso
Dawn Powell Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 3, 2016
2. Dawn Powell Marker - Wide View
The marker is just barely visible here, in the shadows, just to the left of the building entrance.
(about 600 feet away); Edward I. Koch (about 700 feet away); Bella Abzug (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New York City.
 
Also see . . .  Dawn Powell (Wikipedia). (Submitted on October 12, 2016.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 128 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page was last revised on October 12, 2016.
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