Murray Hill in Manhattan in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
101 Park Avenue
Embedded in the sidewalks surrounding this property are a series of bronze reliefs that celebrate the rich architectural heritage of the commercial properties in the Grand Central Partnership District.
On this site – 101 Park Avenue – once stood “The Architects’ Building” home to many of the designers of these impressive structures.
This commemorative project seeks to re-establish this historic link. It was made possible through the leadership and generosity of H.J. Kalikow and Co., and the Grand Central Partnership.
The bronze reliefs are by Gregg LeFevre, a sculptor of this city, assisted by James Owens of Boston.
Erected 1996 by H.J. Kalikow and Co., and the Grand Central Partnership.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1996.
Location. 40° 45.052′ N, 73° 58.707′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, New York, in New York County. It is in Murray Hill. Marker is at the intersection of Park Avenue and East 40th Street, on the Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Park Ave, Manhattan NY, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Park Avenue Viaduct (here, next to this marker); Ptl. Thomas Schimenti, NYPD (within shouting distance of this marker); Library Walk (within shouting distance of this marker); 67 Park Avenue (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bowery Savings Bank Building (about 500 feet away); Grand Central Terminal (about 500 feet away); The Vanderbilt Eagle (about 600 feet away); John Paul II House (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
More about this marker. There are 17 additional plaques set into the sidewalk on three sides of the building.
Also see . . . 101 Park Avenue. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on October 20, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2023. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 335 times since then and 150 times this year. Last updated on October 23, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on October 20, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 11, 12, 13. submitted on October 21, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 14, 15, 16. submitted on October 22, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 17, 18, 19, 20, 21. submitted on October 23, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.