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Carl Schurz Park

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Gracie Mansion Landmark Tablet

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  • Location: East 89th Street and East End Avenue
  • Description: Tablet
  • Materials: Aluminum
  • Dimensions: H: 15 1/8" W: 23"
  • Dedicated: 1960
  • Donor: New York Community Trust
  • Inscription: LANDMARKS OF NEW YORK / GRACIE MANSION / BUILT ABOUT 1799 ON THE SITE OF A / REVOLUTIONARY FORT AS THE COUNTRY / HOUSE OF ARCHIBALD GRACIE, SCOTTISH MERCHANT. THIS COLONIAL STRUCTURE WAS / RESTORED IN 1927 UNDER THE SUPERVISION / OF THE PARK DEPARTMENT, FROM 1923 TO / 1932 IT HOUSED THE MUSEUM OF THE CITY / OF NEW YORK. IT IS NOW THE OFFICIAL / RESIDENCE OF THE MAYOR OF NEW YORK/

    PLAQUE ERECTED 1960 BY / THE NEW YORK COMMUNITY TRUST /

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