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John D. Wendel Home and Barn, 1932.

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  • John D. Wendel Home and Barn, 1932.

Title:

John D. Wendel Home and Barn, 1932.

Format:

1 photographic reproduction ; 16.7 x 10.1 cm.

Date:

1932

Street Address:

Fifth Avenue and West 39th Street

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Description:

John D. Wendel Home and Barn, Fifth Avenue and 39th Street - northwest corner. 1932.

Description continued:

Wendel home built: 1856; razed: 1934. The house remained in the Wendel family for 3 generations. When the final heir died in 1931 she left the house to Drew University. The school leased the site to the S.H. Kress store chain which built its flagship on the site in 1935. The brick wall behind the Wendel's barn features a prominent advertisement reading: If you are not slender make Lane Bryant your fashion counselor.

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Subjects:

  • Murray Hill Neighborhood (New York, N.Y.)
  • Wendel, John D. -- Homes and haunts.
  • Architecture, Domestic.
  • Fifth Avenue (New York, N.Y.)
  • Advertising.
  • Street life.

Rights Management:

The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Mina Rees Library, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, except for "fair use" as defined by copyright law.

Rights Management 2:

Image courtesy of the Murray Hill Neighborhood Association.

Contributing Institution:

City University of New York. Graduate School and University Center.

Publisher:

Mina Rees Library; City University of New York. Graduate School and University Center.

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