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

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory

(Asch Building)

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, April 26, 2012
1. Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Marker
Has been designated a National Historic Landmark
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in which 146 workers died occured here on March 25, 1911.
This building possesses national significance in commemorating the history of The United States of America.

Erected 1991 by National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior.
Location. 40° 43.785′ N, 73° 59.719′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Place and Greene Street on Washington Place. Touch for map. Now known as the Brown Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23 Washington Place, New York NY 10003, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Triangle Fire (here, next to this marker); Brown Building (here, next to this marker); John W. Draper and the Founding of the American Chemical Society (within shouting distance of this marker); Cervantes (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington Arch (about 700 feet away); American Society of Heating and Ventilation Engineers
The Asch Building image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 13, 2018
2. The Asch Building
aka the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Building, aka the Brown Building, used by the New York University Sciences Department.
(about 700 feet away); ASHRAE Centennial 1894-95 – 1994-95 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Colonnade Row (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
Categories. DisastersIndustry & Commerce
Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 26, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 432 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 26, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York.   2. submitted on October 13, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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