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Hart Crane

1899 - 1932

 
 
Hart Crane Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 3, 2016
1. Hart Crane Marker
Inscription.  The poet and author, one of the "Lost Generation" of writers, lived here while supporting himself as an advertising writer. Crane's poems "White Buildings" and "The Bridge" gave harmonious expression to the chaos of urban life.
 
Erected by Historic Landmarks Preservation Center.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the New York, New York City Historic Landmarks Preservation Center Cultural Medallions series list.
 
Location. 40° 44.093′ N, 74° 0.261′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Charles Street east of Bleecker Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 79 Charles Street, New York NY 10014, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sinclair Lewis (within shouting distance of this marker); Woody Guthrie (within shouting distance of this marker); 242 & 244 West 4th Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Samuel Whittemore House
Hart Crane Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 3, 2016
2. Hart Crane Marker - Wide View
(about 400 feet away); The Family (about 500 feet away); Hartwick Seminary (about 500 feet away); St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church (about 500 feet away); Greenwich Village Historic District (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Hart Crane. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on April 10, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Hart Crane image. Click for full size.
from Wikipedia, 1930
3. Hart Crane
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 268 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 13, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   3. submitted on April 10, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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Jan. 22, 2021