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80 Washington Place

New York City Historic District

 
 
80 Washington Place Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 27, 2017
1. 80 Washington Place Marker
Inscription. "This house and the adjoining house at No. 78 were constructed as a pair in 1839 by builder William W. Berwick, who lived at No. 78, owned both houses until 1852. Both were designed in the Greek Revival style of the period. The upper story and elevator were added in 1919 when John Philip Sousa(1854-1932), the noted composer and band leader, acquired the house."
 
Location. 40° 43.918′ N, 73° 59.997′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Washington Place east of 6th Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 80 Washington Place, New York NY 10011, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Willa Cather and Richard Wright (a few steps from this marker); Eleanor Roosevelt (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); No. 22 Washington Square North (about 500 feet away); Edwin Arlington Robinson (about 500 feet away); Alexander Lyman Holley (about 500 feet away); Judson Memorial Church (about 700 feet away); 27 Christopher Street (about 800 feet away); Ephraim Ellsworth and the New York Fire Zouaves (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
80 Washington Place Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 27, 2017
2. 80 Washington Place Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here on No. 80, while No. 78 is to the left of it.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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