New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Cyrus West Field
Born Nov 30 1819 - Died July 12 1892
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications. A significant historical date for this entry is November 30, 1819.
Location. 40° 44.301′ N, 73° 59.121′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Lexington Avenue and Gramercy Park North, on the right when traveling south on Lexington Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Lexington Avenue, New York NY 10010, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Peter Cooper (within shouting distance of this marker); Gramercy Park Clubhouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gramercy Park Historic District (about 300 feet away); James Cagney (about 300 feet away); Gramercy Park (about 400 feet away); Bernard M. Baruch College / CUNY (about 400 feet away); James Harper (about 400 feet away); Poetry Society of America (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
More about this marker. The marker is located at the site of his residence, and not the actual residence - that building having been torn down and replaced with the current building.
Also see . . .
1. History of the Atlantic Cable & Undersea Communications (atlantic-cable.com). (Submitted on October 18, 2016.)
2. Cyrus West Field. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on April 8, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
3. The Lost Cyrus W. Field Mansion -- Gramercy Park. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on April 9, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 16, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 197 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 17, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. 4, 5. submitted on October 18, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.