Rose Hill in Manhattan in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
69th Regiment Armory
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This building possesses national significance in commemorating the military history of the Fighting 69th Regiment and the location of the 1913 International Exhibition of Modern Art
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • War, US Civil • War, World I • War, World II. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant day of the year for for this entry is May 31.
Location. 40° 44.47′ N, 73° 59.024′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, New York, in New York County. It is in Rose Hill. Marker is on Lexington Avenue south of East 26th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 68 Lexington Ave, New York NY 10010, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Armory Art Show (here, next to this marker); Herman Melville (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Right Reverend Monsignor William A. Courtney, P.R.Bernard M. Baruch College / CUNY (about 700 feet away); Chester Alan Arthur (about 800 feet away); Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (approx. 0.2 miles away); New York Life Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); New York Life Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
Also see . . .
1. Hunt & Hunt's Monumental 69th Regiment Armory, 68 Lexington Ave. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on June 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. 69th Infantry Regiment (New York). Wikipedia entry (Submitted on June 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2023. It was originally submitted on June 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 146 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on June 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 2. submitted on January 8, 2022. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.