New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Fourteenth Ward Industrial School of the Children’s Aid Society
Plaque presented by friends of Dennis Steadman Francis (1942-1980), architectural historian whose efforts led to the building’s designation as a New York City Landmark in 1977
Erected by People of Transfiguration Parish and Fr. O’Connor.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Charity & Public Work.
Location. 40° 43.416′ N, 73° 59.673′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Mott Street near Prince Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 256-258 Mott Street, New York NY 10012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. John N. Neumann (within shouting distance of this marker); Ancient Order of HiberniansWithin These Grounds Are Buried The Pioneering Priests (within shouting distance of this marker); Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral (within shouting distance of this marker); Sisters of Charity (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); “I Absolve You” (about 300 feet away); The Neighborhood - Little Italy (about 300 feet away); Play Street - Little Italy (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Regarding Fourteenth Ward Industrial School of the Children’s Aid Society. The building is listed in the "AIA (American Institute of Architects) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition".
Also see . . . Calvert Vaux's 1888 14th Ward Industrial School. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on April 9, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 85 times since then. Last updated on May 20, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 19, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.