New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Former Site of Saint Vincentís Hospital
1849 - 2010
( four markers set into the pavement at the NYC AIDS Memorial Park at St. Vincentís Triangle )
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire - March 25 1911
Saint Vincentís Hospital cared for the victims of the devastating factory fire
RMS Titanic – April 15 1912
Saint Vincentís Hospital treated the survivors of the shipwreck traveling in steerage
International AIDS Epidemic 1980s
Saint Vincentís opened the first and largest AIDS ward on the East Coast in 1984
World Trade Center – September 11 2001
Saint Vincentís served as the initial triage center in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks
Location. 40° 44.229′ N, 74° 0.072′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Greenwich Avenue near Seventh Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: NYC AIDS Memorial Park at St Vincent's Triangle, New York NY 10011, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New York City AIDS Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Willa Cather (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the First PFLAG meeting (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stuart Davis (about 500 feet away); McCarthy Square (about 700 feet away); The Beatrice Inn (approx. 0.2 miles away); 4 Patchin Place / e.e. cummings (approx. 0.2 miles away); Samuel Whittemore House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . . Saint Vincent's Hospital entry at Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 25, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 25, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 50 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 25, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 7, 8. submitted on November 26, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.