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Ellen Biddle Shipman

1869-1950

 
 
Ellen Biddle Shipman plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 30, 2017
1. Ellen Biddle Shipman plaque
Inscription.  
Known as the Dean of Women’s Landscape Architects
lived and worked at 21 Beekman
from 1919-1946
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicWomen.
 
Location. 40° 45.203′ N, 73° 57.879′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Beekman Place and East 50th Street, on the right when traveling north on Beekman Place. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21 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. Katherine Cornell 1893-1974 / Guthrie McClintic 1893-1961 (here, next to this marker); Irving Berlin (within shouting distance of this marker); Beekman Tower (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mount Pleasant (about 600 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 . . .  Ellen Biddle Shipman.
21 Beekman Place image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 30, 2017
2. 21 Beekman Place
The plaque is right at the corner of East 50th Street and Beekman Place
Wikipedia biography (Submitted on January 29, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Ellen Biddle Shipman, landscape architect, at her NYC home, Beekman Place, c. 1920. image. Click for full size.
via Wikipedia, 1920
3. Ellen Biddle Shipman, landscape architect, at her NYC home, Beekman Place, c. 1920.
The reflecting pool at Stan Hywet Hall, Akron, Ohio, 1929 image. Click for full size.
via Un Dia/Una Arquitecta, unknown
4. The reflecting pool at Stan Hywet Hall, Akron, Ohio, 1929
One of her best-known works
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 29, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 29, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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