New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Claremont Riding Academy
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places,
U.S. Department of the Interior, April 16, 1980.
Built in 1892 in the Romanesque Revival style, the Claremont Riding Academy is the oldest operating stable in New York City. The Claremont was originally constructed as a livery stable and several carriages and sleighs remain on the upper floors where they were kept and brought down by elevator. The original stalls on the second and basement stories are still intact, along with the ramps for the movement of horses and the main floor riding arena. The Claremont was converted to a riding stable in 1928.
Erected 1980 by U.S. Department of the Interior.
Location. 40° 47.367′ N, 73° 58.379′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on 175 West 89th St near Amsterdam Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 175 West 89th St, New York NY 10024, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Claremont Riding Academy (here, Ballet Hispanico of New York (a few steps from this marker); Richard Rodgers (within shouting distance of this marker); Where Poe wrote The Raven (approx. ¼ mile away); Elizabeth Cady Stanton (approx. 0.3 miles away); Where Poe Wrote “The Raven” (approx. 0.3 miles away); Barnett Newman (approx. 0.3 miles away); George Herman "Babe" Ruth (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . . Claremont Riding Academy (Daytonian in Manhattan blog). (Submitted on October 26, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 50 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 26, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.