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East 36th Street looking north from First Avenue, 1976.

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  • East 36th Street looking north from First Avenue, 1976.

Title:

East 36th Street looking north from First Avenue, 1976.

Format:

1 photographic reproduction ; 11.6 x 7.7 cm.

Date:

1976

Street Address:

First Avenue and East 36th Street

Photographer/Artist:

Simpson, Dick.

Other Creator:

Singstad, Ole, b. 1882

Description:

East 36th Street looking north from First Avenue. Photo marked "1976".

Description continued:

Originally home to St. Gabriel's Park. Much of the park's land was ceded for the construction of the Queens Midtown Tunnel in 1938. Site renamed St. Vartan Park in 1978. The Queens Midtown Tunnel was built 1936-1940. Engineer and designer: Ole Singstad.

Landmark Name:

Previously known as:

St. Gabriel's Park (New York, N.Y.)

Subjects:

  • Murray Hill Neighborhood (New York, N.Y.)
  • Street life.
  • Parks.
  • Tunnels.
  • New York City Tunnel Authority

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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