New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Katherine Cornell 1893-1974 / Guthrie McClintic 1893-1961
The award-winning stage actress and her director husband lived here from 1921 to 1952. Their collaborative efforts grew into a production company whose Broadway shows included: The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1931), also performed for the U.S.O. during WW II; Romeo and Juliet (1934); The Three Sisters (1942); and The Constant Wife (1951).
Historic Landmarks Preservation Center
Erected by Historic Landmarks Preservation Center.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical year for this entry is 1921.
Location. 40° 45.206′ N, 73° 57.878′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Beekman Place north of East 50th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23 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 (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 PleasantRaoul 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. Katharine Cornell. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on January 30, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. Guthrie McClintic. Wikipedia biography (Submitted on January 30, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 30, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 30, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.