Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Murgatroyd Everett F. Architect
Ogden, Palmer H. Architect
1932/10/26 Molly Brown Margaret Tobin Brown dies at the Barbizon Hotel in New York City.
1947/00/00 Edith Bouvier Beale Home Edith Bouvier Beale moves into The Barbizon Hotel. She will live here for the next five years.
1947/00/00 Grace Kelly Home Grace Kelly's father allows her to enroll at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts on the condition that she lives at the Barbizon.
1953/05/31 Silvia Plath Home A yellow cab honking its way through the glass and steel canyons of Manhattan, takes Laurie Totten and Sylvia Plath to the Barbizon, a women-only hotel on the corner of Lexington Ave and 63rd St.
1965/00/00 Jaclyn Smith arrives at the Barbizon from Texas to study ballet. She will achieve international fame on the television show "Charlie's Angels".

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Particulars for Barbizon Hotel for Women:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Architectural Style Late 19th and 20th century revivals
Architectural Style Late Gothic Revival
Historic Use Multiple dwelling
Owner Private

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 29th October 1982

Registry Name: Barbizon Hotel for Women
Registry Address: 140 E. 63rd St.
Registry Number: 82001186
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Murgatroyd Everett F.; Ogden, Palmer H.
Architectural Style: Late 19th and 20th century revivals, Late gothic revival
Contributing Buildings: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Significant Year: 1927
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Multiple dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Hotel

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The Bell Jar Novel Silvia Plath

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