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The Wendel Home

 
 
The Wendel Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 8, 2018
1. The Wendel Home Marker
Inscription.  Upon this site for more than seventy years stood the home of John D Wendel Esquire and his family

On the death of Rebecca A D Wendel Swope and of Ella V von E Wendel the last surviving members of the family, the property passed by will to Drew Theological Seminary of Madison, New Jersey, which, by this tablet, makes grateful acknowledgement of the gift.

 
Erected by Drew Theological Seminary.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 40° 45.12′ N, 73° 58.931′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Fifth Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 452 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10018, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. HSBC (within shouting distance of this marker); New York Public Library (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Engineers Club (about 500 feet away); American-Standard Building (about 500 feet away); Reservoir Square

The Wendel Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 18, 2018
2. The Wendel Home Marker
The marker is located in a niche between 442 and 452 Fifth Avenue.
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(about 600 feet away); Buildings Overlooking Bryant Park (about 600 feet away); Bryant Park Today (about 600 feet away); Monuments in Bryant Park (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Before the Trumps, There Were the Wendels. The New York Times article, April 8, 2016. (Submitted on April 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on October 14, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   2. submitted on October 18, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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