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J. P. Morgan House, J. P. Morgan, Jr. House, DeLamar Mansion, 1920's.

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Title:

J. P. Morgan House, J. P. Morgan, Jr. House, DeLamar Mansion, 1920's.

Format:

1 photographic reproduction ; 24 x 16.8

Date:

1920-1929

Street Address:

231 Madison Avenue

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Description:

J. P. Morgan House, J. P. Morgan, Jr. House, DeLamar Mansion; looking north on Madison Avenue from 36th Street, 1920's.

Description continued:

The DeLamar Mansion (background) is now the Polish Consulate building. J.P. Morgan's house (foreground) was demolished and replaced in 1928 with the Morgan Library Annex. The J. P. Morgan, Jr. House (center) ; Built : 1853; Expanded: 1888; Expansion architect: R. H. Robertson. Originally built by Isaac Newton Phelps, his daughter Helen and her husband Anson Stokes doubled the building's size and added Neo-Renaissance characteristics to the Italianate style home in 1888. The mansion was renovated again when J.P. Morgan, Sr. bought the mansion for his son in 1904. Following J.P. Morgan, Jr.'s death in 1943 his estate sold the property to the United Lutheran Church in America. In 1988 the church sold the building to the Pierpont Morgan Library and it was repurposed as a museum building.

Landmark Name:

Phelps Stokes - J.P. Morgan Jr. House; Pierpont Morgan Library and Annex.

Previously known as:

Subjects:

  • Murray Hill Neighborhood (New York, N.Y.)
  • Madison Avenue (New York, N.Y.)
  • Stokes, Helen Louisa Phelps, 1846-1930 -- Homes and haunts.
  • Stokes, Anson, fl. 1888 -- Homes and haunts.
  • Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913 -- Homes and haunts.
  • Lutheran Church in America.

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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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