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Irving Berlin

1888-1989

 
 
Irving Berlin plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 30, 2017
1. Irving Berlin plaque
Inscription.  
lived in this house for his last forty-two years
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
 
Location. 40° 45.187′ N, 73° 57.879′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on East 50th Street west of Beekman Place, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17 Beekman Place, New York NY 10022, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ellen Biddle Shipman (within shouting distance of this marker); Katherine Cornell 1893-1974 / Guthrie McClintic 1893-1961 (within shouting distance of this marker); Beekman Tower (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mount Pleasant (about 700 feet away); Raoul Wallenberg Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Japan Society (approx. 0.2 miles away); Katharine Hepburn Garden (approx. 0.2 miles away); Papal Visits (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .
1. Irving Berlin. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on January 28, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. The James V. Forrestal House - No. 17 Beekman Place
17 Beekman Place: now, the Luxembourg Embassy image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 30, 2017
2. 17 Beekman Place: now, the Luxembourg Embassy
The marker is visible between the far left windows.
Click or scan to see
this page online
. Daytonian in Manhattan entry (Submitted on January 28, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Irving Berlin image. Click for full size.
via Wikipedia, unknown
3. Irving Berlin
James V. Forrestal, the previous owner of 17 Beekman Place image. Click for full size.
via Library of Congress, unknown
4. James V. Forrestal, the previous owner of 17 Beekman Place
He would eventually rise to the position of Secretary of Defense
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 28, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 28, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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