New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Gabarron Foundation
Formerly the George S. Bowdoin Stable
—149 East 38th Street —
Erected 2008 by New York Landmarks Preservation Foundation.
Location. 40° 44.916′ N, 73° 58.613′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on East 38th Street west of 3rd Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 149 East 38th Street, New York NY 10016, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Paul II House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mary Lindley Murray (approx. 0.2 miles away); 23 Park Avenue New York Daily News Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Grand Central Terminal (approx. ¼ mile away); "The Kneeling Fireman" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Grolier Club (approx. 0.4 miles away); New York Public Library (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Regarding The Gabarron Foundation. Vouissor = a wedge-shaped stone used in building an arch or vault.
Note that the marker may be due for a name change at some point in the near future, as the Gabarron Foundation put the property on the market recently.
Also see . . . George S. Bowdoin Stable. The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission's PDF description of the property, including sections on the architect, the location (Murray Hill), why the building may have been sited on that location, its uses, and an extended description and numerous photographs. (Submitted on October 29, 2015.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2015, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 29, 2015, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.