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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.
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.
 
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. Manhattan Center (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nikola Tesla (about 700 feet away); Farley Post Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nero Wolfe (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1941 · Honor Roll · 1945
William Sloane Memorial Building image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 31, 2020
2. William Sloane Memorial Building
Now "the Sloane", an apartment building.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Hudson River Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lamartine Place Historic District (approx. ¼ mile away); Bayard Rustin (1912-1987) (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  It’s fun to stay at the YMCA. Ephemeral New York entry. (Submitted on September 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
 
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Sep. 28, 2020