New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1872 - 1959
Erected by Historic Landmarks Preservation Center.
Marker series. This marker is included in the New York City Historic Landmarks Preservation Center Cultural Medallions marker series.
Location. 40° 44.024′ N, 73° 59.643′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on East 11th Street east of Fifth Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21 East 11th Street, New York NY 10003, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frank O'Hara (within shouting distance of this marker); Dawn Powell (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eleanor Roosevelt Church of the Ascension (about 400 feet away); Ninth Regiment New York State (about 600 feet away); The Cast Iron Building (about 700 feet away); Emma Lazarus (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . .
1. Beatrix Farrand (Beatrix Farrand Society). (Submitted on October 12, 2016.)
2. Beatrix Farrand (The Cultural Landscape Foundation). The only founding woman member of the American Society of Landscape Architects in 1899, Farrand was born in New York City and studied horticulture and garden design under the tutelage of Charles Sprague Sargent, director of the Arnold Arboretum. Through her New York social connections, she received major estate commissions and quickly developed a reputation for her elegant, restrained style and rich architectural detail. Her thoroughness of approach and attention to detail was appreciated by such exacting clients as Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, whose garden at Seal Harbor, Maine, Farrand designed, and Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss, with whom she collaborated for 26 years on Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, D.C. Dumbarton Oaks remains her (Submitted on October 12, 2016.)
Categories. • Architecture • Horticulture & Forestry • Parks & Recreational Areas • Women •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 12, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.