New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2003 by the New York Landmarks Preservation Foundation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Disasters • Industry & Commerce Notable Buildings • Notable Events.
Location. 40° 43.785′ N, 73° 59.719′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Greene Street and Washington Place, on the left when traveling north on Greene Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23 Washington 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. Triangle Fire (here, next to this marker); Triangle Shirtwaist Factory (here, next to this marker); John W. Draper and the Founding of the American Chemical Society (within shouting distance of this marker); NYU Native Woodland Garden (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stonecutters Memorial (about 400 feet away); Edward Hopper (about 500 feet away); NYU Community Memorial (about 500 feet away); NYU 9/11 Memorial (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Regarding Brown Building. The building is listed in the "AIA (American Institute of Architects) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition".
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire. “Because the owners had locked the doors to the stairwells (Submitted on March 24, 2018.)
2. The Asch Building and the March 25, 1911 Triangle Waist Company Tragedy. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on March 22, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 543 times since then and 27 times this year. Last updated on March 22, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos: 1. submitted on April 27, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. 2. submitted on March 24, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 3. submitted on October 13, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.