Drawing of the John D. Wendel Home, Fifth Avenue and 39th Street - northwest corner.
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.
Previously known as:
Murray Hill Neighborhood (New York, N.Y.)
Wendel, John D. -- Homes and haunts.
Fifth Avenue (New York, N.Y.)
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