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70 Bedford Street

Landmark New York

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 20, 2012
1. 70 Bedford Street Marker
Inscription. About 1807 this house was built by John P. Broome, sailmaker and “crier of the courts of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol delivery and of the general session of the peace.” Although altered over the years, the original brickwork and wood beams have been retained. The third story replaced the attic and dormers sometime before 1860. The second story windows with their keystone lintels and the two and one-half story design are typical of the federal period.
 
Erected 1966 by New York Community Trust.
 
Location. 40° 43.88′ N, 74° 0.287′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Bedford Street. Touch for map. This marker is located in Greenwich Village. Marker is at or near this postal address: 70 Bedford Street, New York NY 10014, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Vandenburgh’s Home ( here, next to this marker); Edna St. Vincent Millay ( a few steps from this marker); Commerce Street ( within shouting distance of this marker); 36 Commerce Street ( within shouting distance of this marker); 38 Commerce Street
70 Bedford Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 20, 2012
2. 70 Bedford Street Marker
( within shouting distance of this marker); Barrow Street ( within shouting distance of this marker); Bedford Street ( within shouting distance of this marker); No. 48 Commerce Street ( within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 265 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 6, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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