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Joseph Pulitizer

 
 
Joseph Pulitizer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
1. Joseph Pulitizer Marker
Inscription.
Near this spot stood
The New York World Building
whose publisher
Joseph Pulitizer
upheld the highest traditions
of American journalism.
*     *     *
An immigrant,
he rose to fame and fortune
and never in the process
lost the common touch.
1954

 
Erected 1954.
 
Location. 40° 42.773′ N, 74° 0.292′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Centre Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located at the northeastern end of City Hall Park. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10279, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Horace Greeley (here, next to this marker); The Rotunda (a few steps from this marker); Surrogates Court (within shouting distance of this marker); Municipal Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Benjamin Franklin (about 500 feet away); Pace University (about 500 feet away); Nathan Hale (about 500 feet away); Civic Center (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Biography of Joseph Pulitizer. (Submitted on March 31, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Joseph Pulitizer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
2. Joseph Pulitizer Marker

 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Marker in City Hall Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
3. Marker in City Hall Park
The Joseph Pulitizer marker is seen here inside the fence, at the foot of a statue of Horace Greeley.
Joseph Pulitzer, 1847-1911, Publisher of the New York World image. Click for full size.
Image courtesy of Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
4. Joseph Pulitzer, 1847-1911, Publisher of the New York World
City Hall and World Building image. Click for full size.
By Detroit Publishing Company, circa 1905
5. City Hall and World Building
This photo, courtesy of the Library of Congress, shows City Hall (left) and the New York World Building (right), sometime prior to 1905. Built in 1890, the New York World Building was New York City's tallest building for five years. It was demolished in 1955.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 315 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 31, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4, 5. submitted on March 31, 2011.
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