New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
ACS Children's Center
Dedicated to the Children of New York by
Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani
Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta
Administration for Children’s Services
November 16, 2000
This building was originally designed by McKim, Mead & White and built between 1907-1912.
Architectural Restoration designed by Richard Dattner and Partners Architects.
Renovation and Construction managed by the Department of Design and Construction of the City of New York.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Charity & Public Work. A significant historical date for this entry is November 16, 2000.
Location. 40° 44.42′ N, 73° 58.548′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on First Avenue north of East 29th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 492 First Avenue, 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. Sentinel (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bellevue Fountain (about 500 feet away); Vincent F. Albano Jr. Playground (approx. Father Damien (approx. ¼ mile away); Bristol Basin (approx. ¼ mile away); VA 9/11 Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); East Side WWI Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); East 23rd Street Bath House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Regarding ACS Children's Center. This building was originally constructed as the city morgue.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.