New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Ada Louise Huxtable
March 14, 1921 – January 7, 2013
— 969 Park Avenue, Manhattan —
Medallion Program created by Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel
Erected 2013 by Historic Landmarks Preservation Center.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Communications • Women. New York, New York City Historic Landmarks Preservation Center Cultural Medallions series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1963.
Location. 40° 46.664′ N, 73° 57.524′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Park Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 969 Park Avenue, 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. Jerome Robbins (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Church of St. Ignatius Loyola (about 400 feet away); Pale Male (about 500 feet away); Regis High School (about 600 feet away); Lewis Gouverneur and Nathalie Bailey Morris House (about 700 feet away); Park Avenue Christian Church (about 700 feet away); The George and Martha Whitney House (about 700 feet away); The Junior League of the City of New York (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . .
1. HLPC Cultural Medallion, Ada Louise Huxtable, November 13, 2013 (Youtube.com, 23 mins.). Installment of the Cultural Medallion honoring Ada Louise Huxtable on November 13, 2013. The ceremony was led by Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel, who established the Cultural Medallion program for the Historic Landmarks Preservation Center. (Submitted on October 10, 2016.)
2. Ada Louise Huxtable, Champion of Livable Architecture, Dies at 91 (New York Times, Jan. 7, 2013). (Submitted on October 10, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 357 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 10, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. 3. submitted on March 18, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.