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Park Avenue Viaduct

City of New York

 
 
Park Avenue Viaduct Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, March 15, 2014
1. Park Avenue Viaduct Marker
Inscription.  
City of New York
Park Avenue Viaduct
Authorized by the Board of Estimate and Apportionment
July 15, 1912
Erected under the direction of
Frank L. Dowling
President of the Borough of Manhattan
Opened to the public
1919
Clifford M. Pickney Chief Engineer
Michael F. Loughman Commissioner of Public Works
The Terry & Tench Co. Inc. Contractors

 
Erected 1919.
 
Location. 40° 45.05′ N, 73° 58.711′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of East 40th Street and Park Avenue, on the left when traveling east on East 40th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Grand Central Terminal (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Paul II House (about 600 feet away); The Vanderbilt Eagle (about 600 feet away); The Chrysler Building (about 800 feet away); Mary Lindley Murray (approx. 0.2
Park Avenue Viaduct Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 5, 2019
2. Park Avenue Viaduct Marker
The east side of the viaduct.
miles away); The Union League Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Bronxville Eagle (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Gabarron Foundation (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
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Park Avenue Viaduct image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, March 15, 2014
3. Park Avenue Viaduct
The approach to Grand Central Terminal on the viaduct.
Park Avenue Viaduct image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 10, 2019
4. Park Avenue Viaduct
Making use of available space: Park Avenue alongside is now a pedestrian plaza; under the arch is a restaurant.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 5, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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