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The Union League Club

Designated Landmark New York City

 
 
The Union League Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 12, 2019
1. The Union League Club Marker
Inscription.  The fourth home of the Union League Club, this fine example of a Neo-Classical style clubhouse was built in 1929-1931. Building elements recall the architecture of 18th century England and the American colonies. Architect Benjamin Wistar Morris was responsible for the red brick and limestone design. The building features recessed Palladian style windows, a curved double height entrance pavilion, a heavy limestone pediment with cartouche crest, limestone quoins and Art Deco-style carved details. The building is notable among clubs of the period for its “space for ladies” and dedicated Park Avenue entrance crowned by a decorative lintel displaying four female faces.
 
Erected 2017 by New York Landmarks Preservation Foundation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsLandmarks. In addition, it is included in the Art Deco series list.
 
Location. 40° 44.945′ N, 73° 58.829′ W. Marker is in New York,
The Union League Club Marker site image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 12, 2019
2. The Union League Club Marker site
East 37th Street entrance
New York, in New York County. Marker is on East 37th Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 38 East 37th Street, 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. Mary Lindley Murray (within shouting distance of this marker); 67 Park Avenue (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 23 Park Avenue (about 500 feet away); Murray Hill Historic District (about 500 feet away); Inclenberg (about 500 feet away); The Church of the Incarnation (about 500 feet away); John Paul II House (about 600 feet away); Memorial Light (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  The Union League Club Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 13, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
 
The Union League Club image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 12, 2019
3. The Union League Club
The Union League Club cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 12, 2019
4. The Union League Club cornerstone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 13, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 80 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 13, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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