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The Junior League of the City of New York

“Heritage of New York”

 
 
The Junior League of the City of New York Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 26, 2019
1. The Junior League of the City of New York Marker
Inscription.  
Designed by Mott B. Schmidt in the Neo-Classic style of Robert Adam, this building was originally the residence of Vincent Astor, son of Col. John Jacob Astor. Construction was begun in 1927 and completed the following year. The Junior League of the City of New York purchased the structure for its headquarters in 1947.
Plaque erected 1968 by
The New York Community Trust
 
Erected 1968 by The New York Community Trust.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureCharity & Public Work.
 
Location. 40° 46.548′ N, 73° 57.539′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on East 80th Street east of Park Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 130 East 80th Street, New York NY 10075, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The George and Martha Whitney House (a few steps from this marker); 133 East 80th Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Jerome Robbins (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);
The former Vincent Astor House image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 26, 2019
2. The former Vincent Astor House
130 East 80th Street
Ada Louise Huxtable (about 700 feet away); Pale Male (about 700 feet away); Upper East Side Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Church of St. Ignatius Loyola (approx. 0.2 miles away); Regis High School (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Vincent Astor House - No. 130 East 80th Street. Daytonian in Manhattan entry (Submitted on February 18, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Vincent Astor. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on February 18, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

3. New York Junior League. League Website (Submitted on February 18, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Vincent Astor image. Click for full size.
via Wikipedia, unknown
3. Vincent Astor
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 18, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 18, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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