New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
February 7, 1885 - January 10, 1951
— 69 Charles Street, Manhattan —
Erected 2014 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° 44.096′ N, 74° 0.237′ 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: 69 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. Woody Guthrie (within shouting distance of this marker); Hart Crane (within shouting distance of this marker); 242 & 244 West 4th Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Whittemore House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hartwick Seminary (about 500 feet away); St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church (about 500 feet away); The Hess Triangle (about 600 feet away); Thomas Paine Death House (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . .
1. HLPC Cultural Medallion, Sinclair Lewis, May 9, 2014 (Youtube.com, 36 mins.). If you ever wondered who coined the term "brunch", this you will (Submitted on October 13, 2016.)
2. Sinclair Lewis - Biographical. To recount my life for the Nobel Foundation, I would like to present it as possessing some romantic quality, some unique character, like Kipling's early adventures in India, or Bernard Shaw's leadership in the criticism of British arts and economics. But my life, aside from such youthful pranks as sailing on cattleships from America to England during university vacations, trying to find work in Panama during the building of the Canal, and serving for two months as janitor of Upton Sinclair's abortive co-operative colony, Helicon Hall, has been a rather humdrum chronicle of much reading, constant writing, undistinguished travel à la tripper, and several years of comfortable servitude as an editor.... (Submitted on October 13, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 250 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 13, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.