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Cushman Row

408 through 418

 
 
Cushman Row Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 30, 2018
1. Cushman Row Marker
Inscription.  
One of the finest examples of Greek Revival style of architecture in New York, this superbly designed row of houses has retained most of its handsome original detail. Built by Don Alonzo Cushman, parish leader and financier, in 1840.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1840.
 
Location. 40° 44.692′ N, 74° 0.216′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on West 20th Street west of 9th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 412 West 20th Street, New York NY 10011, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chelsea Historic District (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); James N. Wells Mansion - 1835 (about 500 feet away); John Richard Ress, Jr. (about 500 feet away); The Muffin House (about 600 feet away); Clement Clarke Moore Park (about 800 feet away); Chelsea Historic District and District Extension (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clement Clarke Moore (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gay Men's Health Crisis (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Cushman Row. Ephemeral New York entry (Submitted on December 7, 2018.) 
 
Cushman Row Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 30, 2018
2. Cushman Row Marker - wide view
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Cushman Row - looking west on 20th Street image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 30, 2018
3. Cushman Row - looking west on 20th Street
The marker is (almost) visible here between the 4th and 5th doorway down on the left side.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 7, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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