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Gracie Mansion

Landmarks of New York

 
 
Gracie Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, February 6, 2013
1. Gracie Mansion Marker
Inscription.  Built about 1799 on the site of a Revolutionary fort as the country house of Archibald Gracie, Scottish merchant, this colonial stucture was restored in 1927 under the supervision of the Park Department. From 1921 to 1932 it housed the Museum of The City of New York. It is now the official residence of the Mayor of New York.
 
Erected 1960 by The New York Community Trust.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & PoliticsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 40° 46.569′ N, 73° 56.609′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of E. End Ave and 88th Street on E. End Ave. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10128, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lighthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Birthplace of Lou Gehrig (approx. half a mile away); 1025 Park Avenue (approx. ¾ mile away); Lewis Gouverneur and Nathalie Bailey Morris House (approx. ¾ mile
Gracie Mansion image. Click for full size.
By NYPL collection, unknown
2. Gracie Mansion
away); Carnegie Hill 9/11 Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); 133 East 80th Street (approx. 0.8 miles away); Jerome Robbins (approx. 0.8 miles away); Al Hirschfeld (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Gracie Mansion. (Submitted on February 8, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. The 1799 Gracie Mansion. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on April 10, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

3. Archibald Gracie. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on April 10, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Archibald Gracie image. Click for full size.
By from Find A Grave, unknown
3. Archibald Gracie
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 6, 2013, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 385 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on March 29, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. Photos:   1. submitted on February 6, 2013, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York.   2, 3. submitted on April 10, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Feb. 28, 2021