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Minthorne Marble House

 
 
Minthorne Marble House plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 17, 2019
1. Minthorne Marble House plaque
The circular plaque says "Seal of New Netherlands"
Inscription.  
Established 1831
Constructed 1842
34 East 3rd Street
New York, New York
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture.
 
Location. 40° 43.54′ N, 73° 59.415′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on East 3rd Street west of Second Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 34 E 3rd St, New York NY 10003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Show Me” (a few steps from this marker); New York Marble Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Secret Cemetery Secret Garden (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tin Palace Jazz Club (about 400 feet away); Then You Saw It/Now You Don’t (about 500 feet away); World’s Smallest Opera House (about 500 feet away); Alexander’s Musee (about 500 feet away); CBGB (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Regarding Minthorne Marble House.
The Minthorne family once owned extensive farmlands in the area that was divided up among nine heirs. What
Minthorne Marble House image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, February 23, 2020
2. Minthorne Marble House
34 East 3rd Street
the plaque refers to is a mystery, as the houses were not constructed until 1835. However, the New York Marble Cemetery, presumably on former Minthorne property, is not far behind it.
This row of houses is listed in the "AIA (American Institute of Architects) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition".
 
30 (far right) - 38 East 3rd Street image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 2000
3. 30 (far right) - 38 East 3rd Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 5, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 5, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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