New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Metropolitan Museum Historic District
New York City Landmark Preservation Foundation
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1923.
Location. 40° 46.695′ N, 73° 57.763′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and East 81st Street, on the left when traveling south on Fifth Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10028, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this markerThe Metropolitan Museum of Art (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harry F. Sinclair House (about 600 feet away); Pale Male (about 700 feet away); Cultural Services of The French Embassy (about 800 feet away); Institute of Fine Arts (about 800 feet away); Cedar Hill and Glade Arch (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cleopatra’s Needle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Central Park's Ancient Egyptian Obelisk (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Regarding Metropolitan Museum Historic District. All entries are listed in the "AIA (American Institute of Architects) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition".
Oddly, the Metropolitan Museum of Art itself is not included within the Historic District.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 31, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 110 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 31, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 7, 8. submitted on June 1, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.