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The Firefighter Dan DeFranco Building

(1934-1996)

 
 
The Firefighter Dan DeFranco Building plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, March 30, 2015
1. The Firefighter Dan DeFranco Building plaque
Inscription.  
It is with distinct honor the Uniformed Firefighters Association, Local 94, bestow the name “Dan DeFranco” on this building.

During his 35 year career with the New York City Fire Department, he played an active roll (sic) in the U.F.A.

Due to his tireless efforts as a union delegate and Sergeant-at-arms on the executive board countless safety and health initiatives resulted.

They will benefit firefighters for many years to come.

Uniformed Firefighters Association, F.D.N.Y.C.
 
Erected 1998 by Uniformed Firefighters Association, Local 94.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Labor Unions.
 
Location. 40° 44.308′ N, 73° 58.96′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on East 23rd Street east of Third Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 204 E 23rd St, 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 Epiphany Peace Garden (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Rose Hill (about 600
The Firefighter Dan DeFranco Building image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 12, 2019
2. The Firefighter Dan DeFranco Building
The plaque is at the entrance.
feet away); Bernard M. Baruch College / CUNY (about 700 feet away); Peter Cooper (about 700 feet away); Gramercy Park Clubhouse (about 700 feet away); Cyrus West Field (about 700 feet away); James Cagney (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brotherhood Synagogue (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
A remembrance of the World Trade Center 343 image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, February 7, 2020
3. A remembrance of the World Trade Center 343
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 30, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 58 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 30, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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