on June 27, 1921 the Curbstone Brokers moved from their outdoor market on Broad Street to establish on this site the Indoor Securities Market that became the American Stock Exchange.
1921 Golden Anniversary 1971 — — Map (db m43161) HM
On Chatham Square just west of East Broadway, on the right when traveling east.
In memory of the Americans of Chinese ancestry who lost their lives in defense of freedom and democracy.
[Chinese characters and insignia of the American Legion.][Panel 2]:
Dedicated by the Lt. Benj. . . . — — Map (db m28168) HM
Gift of the New York Philharmonic and the Dvořαk American Heritage Association to the City of New York 1997.
This bronze statue by Ivan Mestrovic (1883-1962) was commissioned by the Czechoslovak National Council of America and presented to . . . — — Map (db m104413) HM
On W. 8th Street near 5th Avenue, on the left when traveling east.
This tablet honors Galo Plaza Lasso, President of the Republic of Ecuador (1940-1952) and Secretary General of the Organization of American States, (1968-1972) born here to Maria Adelina Plaza and General Leonidas Plaza, on February . . . — — Map (db m101602) HM
On Greene Street at Washington Place, on the left when traveling north on Greene Street.
This ten story neo-renaissance loft building, designed by New York architect John Wooley, was built in 1900-01 for Joseph J. Asch. The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory occupied the building's top three floors. In 1909, Triangle employees initiated the . . . — — Map (db m54907) HM
On Commerce Street at Bedford Street on Commerce Street.
Originally designated Cherry Lane because of the abundance of cherry trees in the vicinity. In 1822, during a plague in Lower Manhattan an exodus resulted. The street developed a thriving commercial character and was thereby renamed Commerce Street — — Map (db m42499) HM
This early skyscraper, originally named the Fuller Building, was completed in 1902 from plans of D.B. Burnham & Company. Its triangular shape caused it to become generally known as the Flatiron Building. This was one of the early buildings to employ . . . — — Map (db m37703) HM
Near Riverside Drive at West 122nd Street, on the left when traveling south.
In memoriam Fredk D. Grant Eldest son of U. S. Grant Vicksburg 1863 - Virginia 1864 – 65 Major General U.S.A. - Minister to Austria Member Grant Monument Association 1908 – 1912 — — Map (db m123592) HM
On Riverside Drive at West 122nd Street, on the left when traveling north on Riverside Drive.
General Grant Memorial, popularly known as “Grants Tomb,” is the largest mausoleum in America. Its monumental size reflects the public admiration for Ulysses S. Grant --- Union general during the Civil War, and 18th President of the . . . — — Map (db m109862) HM
Opposite this tablet in Hudson Street stood the house of Leonard Lispenard In which General George Washington was entertained June 25, 1775 while en route from Philadelphia to Cambridge to Assume Command of the Continental Army. — — Map (db m50722) HM
On this site, 35 chemists formed the American Chemical Society, intending to stimulate original research, awaken and develop talent throughout the United States, provide fellowship, and ensure a better appreciation of the science by the general . . . — — Map (db m125110) HM
Completed in 1930 from designs of John Mead Howells and Raymond Hood, this structure was cited in 1957 by the Municipal Art Society and the Society of Architectural Historians "For originality in design and influence on later work." — — Map (db m38017) HM
Enclosed within this block is the oldest public non-sectarian cemetery in the city. Descendants of the 19th century owners may still be buried here. The 156 solid marble vaults were built completely underground as a health precaution. Though no . . . — — Map (db m39518) HM
His Holiness, Pope Paul VI
on his arrival
for the first Papal visit
came to this Cathedral
the Blessed Sacrament
4 October 1965
His Holiness Pope John Paul II
making the . . . — — Map (db m59461) HM
On Park Avenue at E. 85th Street, on the right when traveling south on Park Avenue.
This church, designed by Cram, Goodhue and Ferguson in a Gothic style inspired by the Saints Chapelle in Paris, was opened in 1911 as the South Reformed Church. Purchased by the Presbytery of New York in 1914. It remained a Presbyterian house of . . . — — Map (db m85659) HM
"At the age of six, I started cycling in Stuyvesant Park. I couldn't have ever dreamed where cycling would later take me in life. At the late-for-competition age of 33, I started competing at local races in Central Park, challenging myself to do . . . — — Map (db m104349) HM
During all the combat days of the war between the United Nations and the Axis Powers, the American Theatre Wing Stage Door Canteen occupied this site.
This tablet is dedicated to the men and women of the entertainment world who brought cheer and . . . — — Map (db m32390) HM
This unique New York City monument marks the site of one of the few private graves on public land within the five boroughs. It belongs to St. Claire Pollock (the namesake of nearby St. Clair Place), a child who died on July 15, 1797 in the fifth . . . — — Map (db m32401) HM
On East 17th Street west of 1st Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
Lived in a house on this site
from 1892 until 1895
In memory of his 100th birthday
and for future generations of
free Czechoslovakia, the
grateful government in exile
caused this inscription to be
erected initially on
December . . . — — Map (db m44256) HM
On Water Street (New York State Route 9A) at Albany Street on Water Street.
Completed in 1907, the West Street Building was designed by architect Cass Gilbert as a premier office skyscraper for the shipping and railroad industries. The building combines the classical tripartite configuration of base, shaft and capital, . . . — — Map (db m64654) HM
On East 20th Street east of Broadway, on the right when traveling east.
President Theodore Roosevelt was born here on October 27, 1858, and lived here until he was 15. The house, a typical brownstone of the 1840s, was restored in 1923 and opened as a museum. — — Map (db m40150) HM
On Washington Place at Greene Street, on the right when traveling west on Washington Place.
On this site, 146 workers lost their lives in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire on March, 25 1911. Out of their martyrdom came new concepts of social responsibility and major legislation that helped make American working conditions the finest in . . . — — Map (db m54878) HM
On Washington Place at Greene Street on Washington Place.
Has been designated a National Historic Landmark
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in which 146 workers died occured here on March 25, 1911. This building possesses national significance in commemorating the history of The United States of . . . — — Map (db m54879) HM
On Washington Square N at 5th Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Washington Square N.
[ North Inscription ] To commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the inauguration of George Washington as first President of the United States. [ South Inscription ] Let us raise a standard to which the wise and the honest can repair. . . . — — Map (db m41339) HM