“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Cartier Building

Landmarks of New York

Cartier Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. Cartier Building Marker
Inscription. Designed by Robert W. Gibson as the residence of Morton F. Plant, this building was constructed in 1904. Messrs. Cartier acquired it in 1917 and after modification by William Welles Bosworth, it was occupied by the firm of Cartier, founded in Paris in 1847.
Erected 1962 by New York Community Trust.
Location. 40° 45.583′ N, 73° 58.6′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 651 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10019, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Papal Visits to New York City (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saint Thomas Church (about 400 feet away); Rockefeller Center (about 600 feet away); The University Club (about 600 feet away); Former Aeolian Building (about 600 feet away); Peninsula Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Regis Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Scribner's Sons Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
More about this marker. Plaque is on the far right of the main entryway.
Also see . . .  The Trust's "Landmarks of New York".
Cartier Building Entryway image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. Cartier Building Entryway
A long-time crusader for preservation, the Municipal Art Society joined with The Trust in 1956 to begin the “Landmarks of New York” project. (Submitted on October 27, 2009.) 
Additional comments.
1. Trivia
The marker is visible in the movie Ocean's Eight, at about the 35 minute mark, where there is an estabishing shot of the whole building for about 5 seconds.
    — Submitted November 1, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable Persons
Cartier Building Sign image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
3. Cartier Building Sign
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