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The Saxony

 
 
The Saxony Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 30, 2021
1. The Saxony Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1899, in the Italian renaissance revival style, the Saxony is the first apartment building designed by Emery Roth, the preeminent residential architect of New York City.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1899.
 
Location. 40° 47.159′ N, 73° 58.75′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on West 82nd Street east of Broadway, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 250-254 West 82nd Street, New York NY 10024, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sergei Vassilevich Rachmaninoff (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dorothy Parker (about 700 feet away); Where Poe Wrote “The Raven” (about 700 feet away); Where Poe wrote The Raven (about 700 feet away); Volunteer of America Centennial Rose Garden (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Memorial to Six Million Jews of Europe (approx. ¼ mile away); Warsaw Ghetto Memorial Plaza (approx. ¼ mile away); West End Collegiate Church and Collegiate School (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
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The Saxony Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 30, 2021
2. The Saxony Marker - wide view
The marker is mounted to the side of the building, just to the left of the entrance.
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1. Emery Roth (NewYorkitecture). "Emery Roth was a preeminent New York architect, best known for his luxury apartment buildings – most of which are landmarks. Indeed, he helped define the Central Park West skyline with seven major buildings." (Submitted on May 6, 2021.) 

2. The immigrant architects who built New York City (Curbed NY, July 31, 2018). (Submitted on May 6, 2021.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 6, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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