Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

Frank O'Hara

1926 - 1966

 
 
Frank O'Hara Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 3, 2016
1. Frank O'Hara Marker
Inscription.  While living here in 1957-59, the poet, critic, and curator wrote a monograph about Jackson Pollock. His poems dealt with urban themes in an expressionist style analogous to Pollock's action paintings.
 
Erected by Historic Landmarks Preservation Center.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the New York City Historic Landmarks Preservation Center Cultural Medallions series list.
 
Location. 40° 44.027′ N, 73° 59.587′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on University Place south of East 12th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 90 University Place, New York NY 10003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Hotel Albert (within shouting distance of this marker); Police Athletic League Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Beatrix Farrand (within shouting distance of this marker); Ninth Regiment New York State
Frank O'Hara Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 3, 2016
2. Frank O'Hara Marker - Wide View
The marker can be seen here in the middle doorway of the building, rather high up and deep into the alcove.
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Salmagundi Club (about 500 feet away); Dawn Powell (about 500 feet away); Eleanor Roosevelt (about 500 feet away); The Cast Iron Building (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. 441 East Ninth Street, Frank O'Hara's home 1959-1963
 
Also see . . .
1. Don Draper Recites Frank O' Hara's Poetry (End of Ep 1 of Season 2 - Mayakovsky - Frank O Hara). (Submitted on October 12, 2016.)
2. Frank O'Hara. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on April 9, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Frank O'Hara image. Click for full size.
from Wikipedia, unknown
3. Frank O'Hara
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 17 times this year. Last updated on February 26, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 12, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   3. submitted on April 9, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement
Jun. 5, 2020