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The Hess Triangle

 
 
The Hess Triangle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 31, 2008
1. The Hess Triangle Marker
Inscription.  
Property of the Hess Estate
which has never been dedicated for public purposes
 
Location. 40° 44.011′ N, 74° 0.182′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Seventh Avenue South and Christopher Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 Seventh Avenue South, New York NY 10014, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christopher Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Paine Death House (within shouting distance of this marker); St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Hartwick Seminary (within shouting distance of this marker); Gay Liberation Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sheridan Square Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); General Philip Henry Sheridan (within shouting distance of this marker); Hank Greenberg (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. This marker celebrates a quirky piece of New York City history involving a minor victory of property rights over eminent domain.
 
Also see . . .
1. "How a 25-Inch Plot of Land in Greenwich Village Embodied ‘a Resistance’"
Village Cigars, 110 Seventh Avenue South image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 5, 2008
2. Village Cigars, 110 Seventh Avenue South
The Hess Triangle is just in front of the entrance.
. The full story behind the triangle. (Submitted on November 27, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Hess triangle (Wikipedia). (Submitted on November 27, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
"A Teeny, Tiny Triangle of Resistance in Greenwich Village" image. Click for full size.
from the New York Times, February 11, 2019
3. "A Teeny, Tiny Triangle of Resistance in Greenwich Village"
 

More. Search the internet for The Hess Triangle.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 46 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 27, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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