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Lombard Lamp

 
 
Lombard Lamp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 1, 2017
1. Lombard Lamp Marker
Inscription. Lombard Lamp
Lamps such as this one have been a familiar sight in Hamburg, Germany, since 1869, where they grace the famous Lombard Bridge.
This Lombard Lamp is presented to the people of New York City by the people of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg so that it may forever brighten a bridge of friendship in human relations, trade and commerce.
March 1979
 
Erected 1979 by The people of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg.
 
Location. 40° 45.902′ N, 73° 58.411′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from Grand Army Plaza near near East 60th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10019, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Doris C. Freedman Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); The Plaza Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); The Metropolitan Club (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Plaza Hotel (about 500 feet away); Simon Bolivar Statue (about 700 feet away); Hallett Nature Sanctuary
The Lombard Lamp image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 1, 2017
2. The Lombard Lamp
(about 700 feet away); Artists' Gate (about 800 feet away); Theodore Roosevelt Lived Here (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Categories. Parks & Recreational Areas
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 16, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 16, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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