NoHo in Manhattan in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Landmarks of New York
These four houses constitute the remaining portion of a colonnade of nine, originally named La Grange Terrace after the country seat of the Marquis de Lafayette. When constructed in 1831 by Seth Geer, this was considered the finest row of private dwellings in the city. Its residents have included John Jacob Astor and Washington Irving.
Erected 1963 by New York Community Trust.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1831.
Location. 40° 43.741′ N, 73° 59.545′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, New York, in New York County. It is in NoHo. Marker is on Lafayette Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is on the façade of the building on Lafayette Street between E 4th Street and Astor Place. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 428 Lafayette Street, New York NY 10003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Astor Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (within shouting distance of this marker); A Tower Of Music (about Paresis Hall (about 400 feet away); De Vinne Press Building (about 400 feet away); Old Merchants House of New York (about 400 feet away); Astor Place Riot! (about 400 feet away); The Weitz & Luxenberg Building (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
Also see . . .
1. 25 Random Things About Colonnade Row. (Submitted on April 28, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. LaGrange Terrace -- "Colonnade Row". "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on April 6, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2023. It was originally submitted on March 26, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 786 times since then and 24 times this year. Last updated on March 27, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 26, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 5. submitted on March 27, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 6. submitted on July 14, 2017. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.