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The Lotos Club

Landmarks of New York

 
 
The Lotos Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 25, 2019
1. The Lotos Club Marker
Inscription.  Designed in French Renaissance style by Richard Howland Hunt in 1900 as the residence of William Jay Schieffelin, this mansion became in 1947 the home of the Lotos Club, founded in 1870 and devoted to literature and the arts.

Plaque erected 1960 by The New York Community Trust
 
Erected 1960 by The New York Community Trust.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, Music.
 
Location. 40° 46.106′ N, 73° 58.143′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on East 66th Street near Fifth Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 East 66th Street, New York NY 10065, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “New York of the Presidents” (a few steps from this marker); Thaddeus Kosciuszko (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Temple Emanu-el (about 300 feet away); Seventh Regiment New York (about 300 feet away); 45 East 66th Street (about 400 feet away); Lehman Gates
William Jay Schieffelin image. Click for full size.
By from Find-A-Grave
2. William Jay Schieffelin
"Businessman, Philanthropist, Humanitarian"
(about 500 feet away); Andy Warhol (about 500 feet away); Welcome to the Dene Slope (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. The building is listed in the "AIA (American Institute of Architects) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition".
 
Also see . . .  William Jay Schieffelin at Find-A-Grave. (Submitted on May 3, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
 
The Lotos Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 25, 2019
3. The Lotos Club Marker
The marker is to the right of the entrance. Stand by for the grand reveal.
The Lotos Club image. Click for full size.
from Wikipedia
4. The Lotos Club
Hopefully, it will look like this again.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 66 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 3, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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