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Gracie Mansion

Landmarks of New York

 
 
Gracie Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, February 6, 2013
1. Gracie Mansion Marker
Inscription. Built about 1799 on the site of a Revolutionary fort as the country house of Archibald Gracie, Scottish merchant, this colonial stucture was restored in 1927 under the supervision of the Park Department. From 1921 to 1932 it housed the Museum of The City of New York. It is now the official residence of the Mayor of New York.
 
Erected 1960 by The New York Community Trust.
 
Location. 40° 46.569′ N, 73° 56.609′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of E. End Ave and 88th Street on E. End Ave. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10128, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of Lou Gehrig (approx. half a mile away); 1025 Park Avenue (approx. 0.8 miles away); Al Hirschfeld (approx. 0.8 miles away); Park Avenue Christian Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Ada Louise Huxtable (approx. 0.8 miles away); Upper East Side Historic District (approx. one mile away); John Vliet Lindsay (approx. one mile away); The Metropolitan Museum of Art (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  History of Gracie Mansion. (Submitted on February 8, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismPoliticsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 6, 2013, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 305 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on March 29, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. Photo   1. submitted on February 6, 2013, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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