Murray Hill in Manhattan in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
New York City Historic District
Designated an historic district on June 21, 1966 by the New York City landmarks Preservation Commission, these buildings were constructed in Early Romanesque Revival style about the time of the Civil War and were used as stables by residents of Murray Hill. Although many have undergone changes during the past hundred years, the general effect of the district is that originally created providing an unusually picturesque and charming area. The rear of the court is the exterior wall of the former studio of Sculptress Malvina Hoffman (1887-1966)
Plaque donated by the Sniffen Court Association, 1970
Erected 1970 by Sniffen Court Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical date for this entry is June 21, 1966.
Location. 40° 44.836′ N, 73° 58.67′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, New York, in New York County. It is in Murray Hill. Marker is on East 36th Street near Third Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10016, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Malvina Hoffman (within shouting distance Memorial Light (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt (about 500 feet away); Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (about 500 feet away); 152 East 38th Street (about 500 feet away); The Gabarron Foundation (about 600 feet away); Murray Hill Historic District (about 600 feet away); Jessica Tandy / Hume Cronyn (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
Regarding Sniffen Court. The buildings are listed in the "AIA (American Institute of Architects) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition".
Also see . . . Excrutiating Charm - Sniffen Court. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on April 12, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
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