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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Time and Life Publisher Henry Luce lives at 234 E 49th St.
Dean,Clarence Architect
Actress Mary Martin and husband Richard Halliday live at 233 E 49th St.
Writer Dorothy Thompson's home was at 237 E 48th St.
1931/00/00 Katharine Hepburn Home Katharine Hepburn takes an apartment at 244 E 49th St in the Turtle Bay neighborhood. The Oscar-winning actress lived in the house until the 1990s.
1932/00/00 Maxwell E Perkins Home Editor Maxwell Perkins moves to 246 E 49th St, living here until 1938.
1949/00/00 E B White Life White writes about a willow tree he can see out his back windows in the Turtle Bay Gardens: "Here Is New York." - "It is a battered tree, long suffering and much climbed, held together by strands of wire .... This must be saved." It died in 2009.
1950/00/00 June Havoc Home June Havoc, sister of Gypsy Rose Lee, lived at 229 E 48th St.
1950/00/00 Katharine Sergeant Angell White Home From the 1940s until his death, E B White lives part time at his duplex in Turtle Bay Gardens, 200 block of E 48th St, between 2nd and 3rd Aves, Manhattan, New York.
1950/00/00 E B White Home From the 1940s until his death, E B White lives part time at his duplex in Turtle Bay Gardens, 200 block of E 48th St, between 2nd and 3rd Aves, Manhattan, New York.
1951/00/00 Writer Garson Kanin and his wife, Ruth Gordon, move into 242 E 49th St.
2007/04/11 Kurt Vonnegut Died Kurt Vonnegut dies as a result of brain injuries suffered weeks earlier from a fall at his New York brownstone 228 E 48th St between 2nd and 3rd Aves, Manhattan, New York.

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Particulars for Turtle Bay Gardens Historic District:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Community Planning and Development
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Architectural Style Italianate
Area of Significance Landscape Architecture
Level of Significance Local
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 21st July 1983

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Turtle Bay Gardens Historic District
Registry Address: 226-246 E. 49th St. and 227-245 E. 48th St.
Registry Number: 83001750
Resource Type: District
Owner: Private
Architect: Dean,Clarence
Architectural Style: Italianate
Area in Acres: 1
Contributing Buildings: 20
Contributing Sites: 1
Contributing Structures: 1
Contributing Objects: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Community Planning and Development, Landscape architecture, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1850-1874
Significant Year: c 1860, 1921, 1923
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling, Forest
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling Forest

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