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Bellevue Fountain

 
 
Bellevue Fountain plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 28, 2010
1. Bellevue Fountain plaque
Inscription.  
This fountain presented by the Auxiliary to Bellevue Hospital Inc. to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Bellevue Hospital
1736-1986
 
Erected 1986 by Auxiliary to Bellevue Hospital.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine.
 
Location. 40° 44.345′ N, 73° 58.501′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from First Avenue north of East 26th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 462 1st Avenue (Main Hospital), New York NY 10016, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. ACS Children's Center (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sentinel (about 600 feet away); Bristol Basin (approx. 0.2 miles away); East 23rd Street Bath House (approx. 0.2 miles away); East Side WWI Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); VA 9/11 Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vincent F. Albano Jr. Playground (approx. ¼ mile away); Father Damien (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. The fountain is in a park setting on the hospital grounds, accessible only from the main entrance.
 
Also see . . .
Bellevue Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 28, 2010
2. Bellevue Fountain
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 Belleview Hospital. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on July 14, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Bellevue Hospital extension image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 29, 2015
3. Bellevue Hospital extension
The original Belleview entrance image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 29, 2015
4. The original Belleview entrance
Behind the glass within the new atrium.
Ray Millar & Frank Faylen in “The Lost Weekend”, 1945 image. Click for full size.
By Allposters.co.uk, unknown
5. Ray Millar & Frank Faylen in “The Lost Weekend”, 1945
“Though Bellevue is a full-service hospital, it was once popularly associated with its treatment of mentally ill patients who required psychiatric commitment. The name "Bellevue" became a pejorative slang term for a psychiatric hospital.” - Wikipedia
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 14, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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