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Edward Kennedy 'Duke' Ellington House


  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

I think all musicians should get together one certain day and get down on their knees and thank Duke ... Yes, everybody should bow to Duke and Strayhorn - and Charlie Parker and Diz. Miles Davis

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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1939/00/00 Duke Ellington Home Duke Ellington's home 1939-1961

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Particulars for Edward Kennedy 'Duke' Ellington House:
Cultural Affiliation Black American
Sight Category Building
Other Description Late Gothic Perpendicular
Architectural Style Late Gothic Revival
Historic Use Multiple dwelling
Level of Significance National
Area of Significance Performing Arts
Criteria Person
Owner Private



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 11th May 1976

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Ellington, Edward Kennedy "Duke", House
Registry Address: 935 St. Nicholas Ave., Apt. 4A
Registry Number: 76001239
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: Late gothic revival, Other
Attribute: Late Gothic Perpendicular
Contributing Buildings: 1
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Black, Performing arts
Applicable Criteria: Person
Criteria Consideration: Significance of less than fifty years
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Significant Year: 1939, 1961
Associated People: Ellington,Edward Kennedy "Duke"
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Multiple dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Multiple dwelling

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