New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Erected 1989 by New York Landmarks Preservation Foundation.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1870.
Location. 40° 46.745′ N, 73° 57.761′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Avenue and 82nd Street, on Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 5th Ave, New York NY 10028, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Metropolitan Museum Historic District (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of William Church Osborn (about 700 feet away); Cleopatra’s Needle (about 800 feet away); Central Park's Ancient Egyptian Obelisk (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pale Male (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harry F. Sinclair House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Regis High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cultural Services of The French Embassy (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . . The Unfinished Cornice of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on April 13, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
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