New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The first lady of The United States (1933 - 1945), as a political activist known for her unwavering support for human rights, lived here from 1959 to 1962. As a delegate to The United Nations (1946 - 1952), she chaired the commission that drafted The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948).
Location. 40° 46.71′ N, 73° 58.636′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on West 74 Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 55 West 74 Street, New York NY 10023, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tecumseh Playground (approx. ¼ mile away); The Falconer Statue (approx. 0.3 miles away); West End Collegiate Church and Collegiate School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Richard Tucker (approx. 0.4 miles away); Belvedere Tower (approx. 0.4 miles away); City Employees War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bethesda Fountain and Terrace (approx. half a mile away); George and Ira Gershwin (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . . Eleanor Roosevelt - National First Ladies Library. (Submitted on September 6, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Peace • Politics • Women •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 5, 2016, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 25 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on September 5, 2016, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.