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Lenox Hill in Manhattan in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Metropolitan Club

Landmarks of New York

 
 
The Metropolitan Club Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C., December 6, 2008
1. The Metropolitan Club Marker
Inscription.  Designed in Italian Renaissance style by McKim, Mead & White, this building, on a site formerly owned by the Duchess of Marlborough, was complete as a home for the Metropolitan Club in 1894. The club, whose first president was J. Pierpont Morgan, was organized in 1891.
 
Erected 1966 by The New York Community Trust.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicFraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical year for this entry is 1894.
 
Location. 40° 45.895′ N, 73° 58.347′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, New York, in New York County. It is in Lenox Hill. Marker is on 1 East 60th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10022, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Doris C. Freedman Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); William Tecumseh Sherman Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Lombard Lamp (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Plaza Hotel (about 400 feet away); Knickerbocker Club (about
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500 feet away); a different marker also named Plaza Hotel (about 500 feet away); Original Statue of Liberty (about 600 feet away); Central Park Wildlife Conservation Center (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
 
Also see . . .  Stanford White's 1893 "The Metropolitan Club". "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on April 13, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
The Metropolitan Club Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C., December 6, 2008
2. The Metropolitan Club Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2008, by Ronald Claiborne of College Station, Texas. This page has been viewed 882 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2008, by Ronald Claiborne of College Station, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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