New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Landmarks of New York
These four houses constitute the remaining portion of a colonnade of nine, originally named La Grange Terrace after the country seat of the Marquis de Lafayette. When constructed in 1831 by Seth Geer, this was considered the finest row of private dwellings in the city. Its residents have included John Jacob Astor and Washington Irving.
Erected 1963 by New York Community Trust.
Location. 40° 43.741′ N, 73° 59.545′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Lafayette Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is on the façade of the building on Lafayette Street between E 4th Street and Astor Place. Marker is at or near this postal address: 428 Lafayette Street, New York NY 10003, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Astor Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (within shouting distance of this marker); De Vinne Press Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Merchants House of New York (about 400 feet away); Cooper Union (about 600 feet 376-380 Lafayette Street (about 600 feet away); Firehouse Engine Company No. 33 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Triangle Fire (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . . 25 Random Things About Colonnade Row. (Submitted on April 28, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Notable Buildings •
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