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Park Ave looking west on 39th Street, 1936.

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  • Park Ave looking west on 39th Street, 1936.

Title:

Park Ave looking west on 39th Street, 1936.

Format:

1 photographic reproduction ; 24 x 19.3 cm.

Date:

1936

Street Address:

Park Avenue and East 39th Street

Photographer/Artist:

Abbott, Berenice, 1898-1991.

Other Creator:

Description:

Park Avenue looking west on 39th Street, 1936. Princeton Club at left.

Description continued:

Princeton Club; Expansion: 1922-1923; Razed: c. 1961; Architect: Aymar Embury II. The Club bought the former home of Frederick Jennings, a Princeton alum, in 1922 and proceeded to renovate and expand it, adding a 10 story building that included squash courts and a restaurant. The Princeton, Brown, and Dartmouth Clubs were all demolished to make way for an office building that was built at 90 Park Avenue in 1963.

Landmark Name:

Previously known as:

Frederic Jennings Home.

Subjects:

  • Murray Hill Neighborhood (New York, N.Y.)
  • Skyscrapers.
  • Park Avenue (New York, N.Y.)
  • Princeton Club of New York.
  • 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; Image courtesy of the Museum of the City of New York.

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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