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Fifth Avenue looking north from 40th Street, 1916.

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Title:

Fifth Avenue looking north from 40th Street, 1916.

Format:

1 photographic reproduction ; 23.9 x 19.4 cm.

Date:

1916

Street Address:

Fifth Avenue and East 40th Street

Photographer/Artist:

Other Creator:

Description:

Fifth Avenue looking north from 40th Street. New York Public Library, Bristol Hotel, 1916.

Description continued:

New York Public Library's science and humanities research library is a white marble Beaux Arts structure which takes up 2 city blocks. Built: 1911. Architects: Carrere & Hastings. The marble building has a rusticated base and is fronted by a deep-set portico embellished with Corinthian columns. Hotel Bristol sat on the NW corner of 5th Ave. and 42nd St. By 1920 the building was being used as office space.

Landmark Name:

NYPL - 475 Fifth Ave.; New York Public Library, 476 Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, Borough of Manhattan.

Previously known as:

Subjects:

  • Murray Hill Neighborhood (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York Public Library.
  • Hotel Bristol (New York, N.Y.)
  • Storefronts.
  • Street life.
  • Fifth Avenue (New York, N.Y.)

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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