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Old Grolier Club

 
 
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By R. C., June 6, 2009
1. Old Grolier Club Marker
Inscription. This building is the property of the Kiamie family. it was built in the Romanesque style, designed in 1890 by Charles W. Romeyn, as a home for the Grolier Club. It provides a fine illustration of how an imaginative architect could compose a highly original design from historical architectural elements. Within the confines of a narrow lot, the unusual arrangement of door and window openings and of arches and columns creates a dramatic effect.
 
Location. 40° 44.785′ N, 73° 59.008′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on 32nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 29 East, New York NY 10016, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Square Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); 23 Park Avenue (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr Norman Vincent Peale, D,D,, LL.D (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mary Lindley Murray (approx. mile away); Chester Alan Arthur (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Chester Alan Arthur (approx. 0.3 miles away); Macy's Department Store (approx. 0.3 miles away); Herman Melville (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Old Grolier Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C., June 6, 2009
2. Old Grolier Club Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 586 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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