Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1829/00/00 129 E 18th St is built as Portman Hotel. In 1852 the building houses a "grocery grog" store. In 1899, 129 E 18th is bought by Tom and John Healy, and became Healy's.
1847/00/00 James Harper Home James Harper lives at No 4 Gramercy Park W from 1847 until 1869.
1899/00/00 William Sydney Porter Home After 1898, William Porter moves to 55 Irving Place.
1907/00/00 William Sydney Porter Home O Henry leaves 55 Irving Place. In 1972, Row houses at Nos 51, 53 (the Nicholas Fish house) and 55 are combined and given a fake brick facade in a project designed by Max Wechsler.
1908/00/00 Frederick J Sterner Architect, Home Frederick Sterner buys, redesigns and renovates an old brownstone at 139 E 19th St. In 1910, The Real Estate Record and Guide praised Sterner's back yard as a fairylike grotto with vine-clad walls, an arbor and a fountain.
1908/00/00 Henry Wlliam Poor Home After William Poor's company fails, he turns over his large property to the creditors, including the Cyrus W Field house, No 1 Lexington Ave, NYC (lost), valued at $1,000,000 and a huge Jacobean house in Tuxedo Park. They keep the Andover estate. Panic of 1907
1930/00/00 Gypsy Rose Lee Home Gypsy Rose Lee lives at 18 Irving Pl.


Johnson Fish Residence
National Arts Club
The Players Club

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Particulars for Gramercy Park Historic District:
Area of Significance Architecture
Architectural Style Gothic Revival
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Architectural Style Italianate
Area of Significance Landscape Architecture
Historic Use Park
Owner Private
Historic Use Religious Property
Historic Use Restaurant
Historic Use Single dwelling

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 23rd January 1980

Registry Name: Gramercy Park Historic District
Registry Address: Roughly bounded by 3rd and Park Aves., S., E. 18th and 22nd Sts.
Registry Number: 80002691
Resource Type: District
Owner: Private
Architect: Multiple
Architectural Style: Greek revival, Italianate, Gothic revival
Contributing Buildings: 140
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Landscape architecture, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event
Criteria Consideration: Religious property
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1925-1949
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion, Landscape, Commerce, Trade
Historic Sub-Function: Religious structure, Single dwelling, Restaurant, Park
Current Function: Domestic, Religion, Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Religious structure Single dwelling Park

Creative Works »

American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee Book Karen Abbott Gypsy Rose Lee's Home

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