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New York City in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Frank O'Hara

1926 - 1966

 
 
Frank O'Hara Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 3, 2016
1. Frank O'Hara Marker
Inscription. While living here in 1957-59, the poet, critic, and curator wrote a monograph about Jackson Pollock. His poems dealt with urban themes in an expressionist style analogous to Pollock's action paintings.
 
Erected by Historic Landmarks Preservation Center.
 
Location. 40° 44.027′ N, 73° 59.587′ W. Marker is in New York City, New York, in New York County. Marker is on University Place south of East 12th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 90 University Place, New York NY 10003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Beatrix Farrand (within shouting distance of this marker); Ninth Regiment New York State (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dawn Powell (about 500 feet away); Eleanor Roosevelt (about 500 feet away); The Cast Iron Building (about 500 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away); Church of the Ascension (about 700 feet away); Lincoln Building (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York City.
 
Also see . . .  Don Draper Recites Frank O' Hara's Poetry (End of Ep 1 of Season 2 - Mayakovsky - Frank O Hara).
Frank O'Hara Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 3, 2016
2. Frank O'Hara Marker - Wide View
The marker can be seen here in the middle doorway of the building, rather high up and deep into the alcove.
(Submitted on October 12, 2016.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 145 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 12, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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