New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
"Heritage of New York"
The New York Community Trust
Erected 1967 by The New York Community Trust.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1849.
Location. 40° 43.742′ N, 73° 59.509′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Lafayette Street north of East 4th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 425 Lafayette Street, New York NY 10003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (a few steps from this marker); Colonnade Row (within shouting distance of this marker); A Tower Of Music (within shouting distance of this marker); Paresis Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Peter Cooper Park (about 400 feet away); Astor Place Riot! (about 400 feet away); The Cooper Union (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Cooper Union (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Regarding Astor Library. The building is listed in the "AIA (American Institute of Architects) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition".
Also see . . .
1. Astor Library (Wikipedia). (Submitted on July 14, 2017.)
2. The Old Astor Library, Now the Joseph Papp Public Theater (New York Times, Feb. 10, 2002). (Submitted on July 14, 2017.)
3. The 1854 Astor Library. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on March 20, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 256 times since then and 35 times this year. Last updated on March 20, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 14, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.