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Chester Rapkin

1918-2001

 

Father of SoHo

 
Chester Rapkin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 3, 2019
1. Chester Rapkin Marker
Inscription.  
Scholar, City Planner, Visionary Urbanist
Who Transformed A Moribund Industrial Zone
Into A Vital Artistic Commercial
And Residential Community

New York City Planning Commissioner
1969-1977
 
Location. 40° 43.535′ N, 74° 0.018′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Prince Street near Wooster Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 131-135 Prince 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. 109 Prince Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 143 Spring Street (about 500 feet away); Time Landscape (about 600 feet away); The Church of Saint Alphonsus (about 700 feet away); St. Anthony of Padua Church (about 700 feet away); Fluxhouse Cooperative II (about 700 feet away); 203 Prince Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bohemorama (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Chester Rapkin New York Times obituary. (Submitted on September 29, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
 
Categories.
Chester Rapkin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 3, 2019
2. Chester Rapkin Marker
131-135 Prince Street; the marker is to the right.
Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & Commerce
 
Chester Rapkin image. Click for full size.
By Sohomemory.org
3. Chester Rapkin
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 29, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 29, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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