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William Sloane Memorial Building

Young Men’s Christian Association of the City of New York

 
 
William Sloane Memorial Building engraving image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, August 31, 2020
1. William Sloane Memorial Building engraving
The lettering is very worn.
Inscription.  
Erected in memory of William Sloane
to serve young men – especially our soldiers and sailors for whom he gave his life in unselfish devotion
Chairman - National War Work Council of the Young Men’s Christian Association from 1917 to 1920
Born 1873
Vice-Chairman International Commission from 1910 to 1919
Chairman – Army and Navy Department of the International Commission from 1910 to 1907
Died 1922
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work. A significant historical year for this entry is 1917.
 
Location. 40° 45.182′ N, 73° 59.75′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on West 34th Street east of Ninth Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 360 W 34th St, New York NY 10001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New York Institute for the Blind (a few steps from this marker); Manhattan Center (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Webster Apartments (about 500 feet away); Nikola Tesla (about 700 feet away); Farley Post Office
William Sloane Memorial Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, August 31, 2020
2. William Sloane Memorial Building
Now "the Sloane", an apartment building.
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Bob's Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nero Wolfe (approx. 0.2 miles away); Master Printers Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Wm. Sloane House YMCA advertisement image. Click for more information.
Photographed By vai Ephemeral New York, unknown
3. Wm. Sloane House YMCA advertisement
At the YMCA
Ephemeral New York website entry
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on April 27, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
 
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May. 28, 2022