Central Park West Historic District in Manhattan in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Buildings • Science & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1869.
Location. 40° 46.762′ N, 73° 58.139′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, New York, in New York County. It is in the Central Park West Historic District. Marker can be reached from 79th Street Transverse Rd. Belvedere Tower is located on Turtle Pond in New York Central Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 72 79th Street Transverse Rd, 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. Receiving Reservoir (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); King Wladyslaw Jagiello (about 600 feet away); Central Park's Ancient Egyptian Obelisk (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cleopatra’s Needle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tanner’s Spring Addressing the Statue (approx. ¼ mile away); Housing (approx. ¼ mile away); Livelihoods (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
Also see . . .
1. Belvedere Castle - Central Park.com. Originally designed in 1865 by Calvert Vaux and Jacob Wrey Mould, Belvedere Castle was intended to be a Victorian Folly, a fantasy structure that provides a great backdrop and views, but without a real intended purpose. (Submitted on June 30, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
2. Belvedere Castle - Central Park. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on March 20, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2023. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 486 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 30, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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