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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1903/00/00 Robert W Gibson Architect
1904/00/00 Morton F Plant Home
1917/00/00 Pierre C Cartier Work Pierre Cartier acquires 653 5th Avenue for his jewlery store from Mr And Mrs Morton F Plant in exchange for a necklace with two strings of 55 and 73 pearls respectively, worth a million dollars. The pearls were sold in January 1957 for 151,000 dollars.

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Particulars for Cartier Fifth Avenue Mansion, NYC:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Architectural Style Beaux Arts
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Commerce
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance Local
Owner Private
Architectural Style Renaissance Revival
Historic Use Single dwelling
Building Style Townhouse



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 8th September 1983

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Houses at 647, 651-53 Fifth Avenue and 4 East 52nd Street
Registry Address: 647, 651-53 5th Ave. and 4 E. 52nd St.
Registry Number: 83001733
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Multiple
Architectural Style: Beaux arts, Renaissance
Contributing Buildings: 3
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Significant Year: 1902, 1903, 1904
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Commerce, Trade
Current Sub-Function: Specialty store

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