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Carl Schurz Park

Gracie Mansion Landmark Tablet map_it

  • 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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The East River Walkway has been partially closed at 89th Street for safety precautions. We are working to reconstruct the site, and NYC Parks personnel will be posted at the site to ensure public safety.
Anticipated Completion: Fall 2017

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