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University Settlement House

 
 
University Settlement House plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 19, 2010
1. University Settlement House plaque
Inscription.  
New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
This is to certify that
University Settlement House
New York, New York County
in recognition of its significance in American history and culture was listed on the
STATE REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES
on 13 August 1986
under provisions of the State Historic Preservation Act of 1980
and on the
NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES
on 11 September 1986
under provision of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1996
 
Erected by New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work.
 
Location. 40° 43.241′ N, 73° 59.436′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Eldridge Street and Rivington Street, on the right when traveling north on Eldridge Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 184 Eldridge St, New York NY 10002, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. M’Finda Kalunga Garden (about 300 feet away, measured
University Settlement House image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 19, 2010
2. University Settlement House
The plaque is plainly visible at the corner.
in a direct line); Orchard Street (about 700 feet away); No Gold? No Dinosaurs? No Long Forgotten Tomb? (about 800 feet away); 97 Orchard Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Longest-Running Catalogue In America (approx. 0.2 miles away); “Big Tim” Sullivan’s Clubhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kehila Kedosha Janina (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplace Of Vaudeville? (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Regarding University Settlement House. The building is listed in the "AIA (American Institute of Architects) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition".
 
Also see . . .
1. University Settlement Society of New York. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. University Settlement - Our History. Organization website (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 30, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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