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9-11 West 54th Street

New York Landmarks Conservancy

 
 
9-11 West 54th Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, February 4, 2019
1. 9-11 West 54th Street Marker
Inscription.  
These two buildings, which share a fine Georgian façade, were designed in 1896 by McKim Mead and White for the James Goodwin family, who occupied the residence from 1898 to 1944. The ownership of the building changed hands in 1945, and it became the Rhodes School until 1979. The United States Trust Company of New York purchased the building in 1980. It has been faithfully restored and now serves the Trust Company as a private banking office.

This structure was designated as a City Landmarks building in 1981.

 
Erected 1981 by New York Landmarks Conservancy.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1896.
 
Location. 40° 45.691′ N, 73° 58.576′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on West 54th Street near Fifth Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9-11 West 54th Street, New York NY 10019, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 7 West 54th Street House (a few steps from this marker); 13-15 West 54th Street Houses
9-11 West 54th Street image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, February 4, 2019
2. 9-11 West 54th Street
The marker is to the right of the center door.
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(a few steps from this marker); Former Aeolian Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The University Club (about 300 feet away); Saint Thomas Church (about 400 feet away); Peninsula Hotel (about 400 feet away); St. Regis Hotel (about 500 feet away); Kiton (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Regarding 9-11 West 54th Street. The building is listed in the "AIA (American Institute of Architects) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition".
 
Also see . . .  The 1896 James Goodwin Houses -- Nos. 9-11 West 54th Street. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on March 17, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 8, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 8, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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