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2 Park Avenue Building

Built 1926-1928

 
 
2 Park Avenue Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, March 15, 2014
1. 2 Park Avenue Building Marker
Inscription.  
Designed by Ely Jacques Kahn (1884-1971) of Buchanan & Kahn Architects, one of the foremost architects practicing in New York City in the 1920s and 1930s, 2 Park Avenue represents one of the most dramatic and beautiful examples of American Art Deco architecture. In recognition of its unique aesthetic and historic qualities, the 2 Park Avenue Building was designated as a Landmark by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission on April 18, 2006.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical date for this entry is April 18, 2006.
 
Location. 40° 44.773′ N, 73° 58.938′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Park Avenue north of East 32nd Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Park Ave, New York NY 10016, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 71st Regiment Armory (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Grolier Club (about 300 feet away); Madison Belmont Building (about 500 feet away); Inclenberg (about 700 feet away); American Academy of Dramatic Arts
2 Park Avenue Building image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 25, 2020
2. 2 Park Avenue Building
Art Deco entrance
Marker is on the left wall.
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(about 700 feet away); 23 Park Avenue (about 800 feet away); The Church of the Incarnation (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Moravian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  2 Park Avenue. New Yorkitecture website entry (Submitted on July 12, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
2 Park Avenue Building image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 25, 2017
3. 2 Park Avenue Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 12, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 12, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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