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1025 Park Avenue
Erected 1989 by New York Landmarks Preservation Foundation.
Location. 40° 46.78′ N, 73° 57.437′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Park Avenue north of East 85th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1025 Park Avenue, New York NY 10028, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lewis Gouverneur and Nathalie Bailey Morris House (within shouting distance of this marker); Park Avenue Christian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Church of St. Ignatius Loyola Regis High School (about 500 feet away); Ada Louise Huxtable (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jerome Robbins (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pale Male (approx. ¼ mile away); The Metropolitan Museum of Art (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . .
1. Reginald DeKoven Biography (AllMusic.com). ...Important though he was as a composer of music for the American theatre, DeKoven’s work was subsequently overshadowed by his successors who wrote in a new style. Few of his operas and operettas have been revived and his reputation rests on the considerable success he enjoyed in his lifetime. Curiously, and almost without parallel before or since, a song written by DeKoven with Clement Scott for Robin Hood, found favour in the sacred world. This song, ‘Oh, Promise Me’, has continued to be performed throughout America and the UK, often in churches with perhaps most of its performers and admirers unaware of its secular origins. Oddly, and a mite awkwardly and unsuitably, DeKoven’s name also lives on in the (Submitted on October 12, 2016.)
2. Jan Peerce Sings Reginald de Koven's "Oh Promise Me." (Youtube.com, 3 mins.). (Submitted on October 12, 2016.)
3. A Look Inside 1025 Park Avenue (Wall Street Journal, May 14, 2015, 9 pictures). (Submitted on October 12, 2016.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 159 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 12, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.