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John Ferguson McKean

 
 
John Ferguson McKean plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, March 29, 2019
1. John Ferguson McKean plaque
Inscription.  
In Honor Of
John Ferguson McKean
1907-1993
Founder and President of the Tudor City Association

who fought tirelessly to save the Tudor City parks from development
He will have our eternal respect and gratitude for his unselfish efforts

Together as a community we shall strive to preserve these oases of greenery

August 1994
 
Erected 1994.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 40° 44.983′ N, 73° 58.218′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Tudor City Place south of East 43rd Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: North Park, 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. The Tudor City Historic District (a few steps from this marker); Peace Form One (within shouting distance of this marker); Ford Foundation Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Bayard Rustin (about 300 feet away, measured
John Ferguson McKean plaque site image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, March 29, 2019
2. John Ferguson McKean plaque site
North Park
in a direct line); Trygve Halvdan Lie (about 300 feet away); First Avenue Underpass (about 400 feet away); Trygve Lie Plaza (about 500 feet away); New York Daily News Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Residents: JOHN MCKEAN. Tudor City Confidential entry (Submitted on January 15, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
North Park art image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, March 29, 2019
3. North Park art
John Ferguson McKean, 1987 image. Click for full size.
via Tudor City Confidential, 1987
4. John Ferguson McKean, 1987
South Park, 1950s? image. Click for full size.
via Tudor City Confidential, unknown
5. South Park, 1950s?
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 15, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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