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Stanford White’s Murder and the “The Trial of the Century”

Architect Stanford White (November 9, 1853 – June 25, 1906) designed many of New York City’s most beautiful Gilded Age buildings, including the Washington Square Arch and Judson Memorial Church in Greenwich Village and NoHo’s Cable Building, as well as …

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Local Landmark: Tompkins Square Library

Note: This is an updated version of a post originally written by Drew Durniak  Since it opened on December 1, 1904, the Tompkins Square Branch of the New York Public Library has served as an important community resource.  Situated on …

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McKim, Mead & White on Avenue D

  Here’s an unassuming building with some interesting connections to one of our country’s premiere architectural firms — McKim, Mead & White. Meet 119 Avenue D, which at first glance may be mistaken for an old tenement building, but was …

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Looking Up: The Cable Building

This is part of the Looking Up series of posts, which explore the unique architectural and historical stories that can be discovered when we raise our gaze above the sidewalk, the storefront, and the second floor. Above the display windows …

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The Hottest Spot on Tompkins Square — 109 Years Ago

Tompkins Square Library opened at 331 E. 10th Street, on the northern edge of Tompkins Square Park, 109 years ago. Like many of the New York Carnegie library buildings, it is a handsome McKim, Mead and White building (designated as …

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Tompkins Square Library

On Tompkins Square

Since it opened in 1904, the Tompkins Square Branch of the New York Public Library has served as an important community resource.

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