Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1931/00/00 Walker and Gillette Architect William Goadby Loew House is constructed for stockbroker William Goadby Loew.
1932/00/00 Completed in 1932, William and Florence Loew make a happy home with their sixteen servants.
1936/05/24 Florence Bellows Baker Loew dies at home at 56 East 93rd Street in New York City.
1955/05/23 William Goadby Loew dies of a heart attack on May 23, 1955. He is buried with his wife at Locust Valley Cemetery in Locust Valley, New York.
1956/04/13 Mansion to Reveal Its Elegance Before Auction: One of the Last Mansions Built In City Will Open Doors to Public Georgian-Style Home of Late WG Loew on 93d Street Will Display Treasure of English Furnishings for 3 Days - NY Times
1956/07/00 Billy Rose Home Broadway impresario Billy Rose buys the Loew Mansion for $550,000.
1971/00/00 R Brinkley Smithers, a Manhattan philanthropist and recovering alcoholic, gives an intitial bequest of $5 million to Roosevelt Hospital, so it can buy the Rose house and develop a comprehensive alcoholism program.
1975/00/00 Truman Capote Health Truman Capote checks in at the Smithers Alcoholism Center in Manhattan.
1975/03/00 John Cheever Health John Cheever seeks professional help at the Smithers Alcoholism Center in Manhattan.
1994/00/00 MORE than 10,000 patients have passed through the wrought-iron-and-glass doors of the Smithers Alcoholism Treatment Center. They have ranged from the famous, like Joan Kennedy, Truman Capote and Dwight Goode, to people who were assisted by Medicaid.
1999/00/00 Samuel G White Architect The Spence School buys the Smithers Treatment Center. Architect Samuel White restores the Jacobean paneling, Art Deco fireplaces and other details that had been place in storage by the Smithers Treatment Center.

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Particulars for Spence Lower School:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Architectural Style English Regency Revival
Level of Significance Local
Area of Significance Performing Arts
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 15th July 1982

Registry Name: Loew, William Goadby, House
Registry Address: 56 E. 93rd St.
Registry Number: 82003384
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Walker and Gillette
Architectural Style: Other
Attribute: English Regency
Contributing Buildings: 1
Contributing Structures: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Architecture, Performing arts
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering, Person
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Significant Year: 1931, 1931
Associated People: Rose,Billy
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Health care
Current Sub-Function: Clinic

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