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Herald Square

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— 34th Street district —

 
Herald Square wayside image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 29, 2020
1. Herald Square wayside
Inscription.  
Front:
Hello…
My name is James Gordon Bennett Jr.. I published the popular newspaper founded by my father James Gordon Bennett Sr., the New York Herald. One of the first city newspapers to move its offices out of lower Manhattan, the Herald’s headquarters at Broadway and 35th Street give the area its name Herald Square in 1895.

Back – Top:
In 1895 the Herald newspaper moved into a new building by Stanford White, just north of where the Bell Ringers Statue (James Gordon Bennett monument) stands today.
Bottom:
”My ambition is to make the newspaper press the great organ and pivot of government, society, commerce, finance, religion, and all human civilization.”
- James Gordon Bennett, Sr.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 40° 45.001′ N, 73° 59.275′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and West 34th Street, on the right when
Herald Square wayside locale image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 29, 2020
2. Herald Square wayside locale
traveling north on Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Herald Square, 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. R.H. Macy & Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Macy’s (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Macy’s (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackie Robinson (within shouting distance of this marker); James Gordon Bennett Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Broadway Tabernacle Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Martinique and McAlpin Hotels (within shouting distance of this marker); Broadway at 35th Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .
1. Herald Square. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 20, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. James Gordon Bennett Jr. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 20, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

3. New York Herald. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 20, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Herald Square wayside detail image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 29, 2020
3. Herald Square wayside detail
Herald Square wayside, back image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 29, 2020
4. Herald Square wayside, back
Herald Square wayside, back detail image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 29, 2020
5. Herald Square wayside, back detail
Panel 1
Herald Square wayside, back detail image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 29, 2020
6. Herald Square wayside, back detail
Panel 2
Herald Square wayside, back detail image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 29, 2020
7. Herald Square wayside, back detail
Panel 3
Herald Square wayside, back detail image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 29, 2020
8. Herald Square wayside, back detail
Panel 4
James Gordon Bennett, Sr. image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 29, 2020
9. James Gordon Bennett, Sr.
The James Gordon Bennett Monument at Herald Square image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 28, 2017
10. The James Gordon Bennett Monument at Herald Square
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on September 20, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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