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Home of The News

 
 
Home of The News Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2, 2019
1. Home of The News Marker
Inscription.  
”This newspaper always will be fearless and independent. It will have no entangling alliance with any class whatever – for class feeling is always antagonistic to the interest of the whole people.”
Joseph Mendill Patterson – Founder
June 26, 1919
 
Erected by New York Daily News.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications.
 
Location. 40° 45.01′ N, 73° 58.416′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Kempner Plaza south of East 42Nd Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 220 East 42nd St, New York NY 10017, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New York Daily News Building (a few steps from this marker); Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Place (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ford Foundation Building (about 700 feet away); The Chrysler Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Bronxville Eagle (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Ferguson McKean
Home of The News marker at the Kempner Plaza entrance image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2, 2019
2. Home of The News marker at the Kempner Plaza entrance
An ignoble place for noble sentiments
(approx. 0.2 miles away); The Tudor City Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trygve Halvdan Lie (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Regarding Home of The News. This alley of the west side of the Daily News Building actually has name - Kempner Plaza
 
Also see . . .
1. Joseph Mendill Patterson. Wikipedia biography (Submitted on January 13, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Joseph Mendill Patterson. Find A Grave entry (Submitted on January 13, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

3. New York Daily News. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on January 13, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Jospeh Mendill Patterson image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress via Wikipedia, unknown
3. Jospeh Mendill Patterson
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 13, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 13, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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