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Location  New York City
Opened  1914
Architect  Robert T. Lyons
Built  1914
Added to NRHP  29 August 2010
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Part of  Park Avenue Historic District (#10000588)
Similar  Gramercy Park Hotel, 2 Horatio Street, 79th Street

903 park avenue


903 Park Avenue is a high-rise residential building on Park Avenue, Upper East Side of Manhattan, in New York City, USA. The building stands 17 floors tall.

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Location

The building is located on the corner of 903 Park Avenue (where the main entrance is) and North East 79th Street.

History

The building was erected from 1912 to 1914 by the construction firm Bing & Bing. It was designed by architect Robert T. Lyons.

It was acquired by Maria DeWitt Jesup, the widow of banker Morris Ketchum Jesup, in 1914. Physician and railroad investor William Seward Webb was an early tenant. In 1916, the widow and son of financial investor Norman B. Ream were also tenants.

In 1917, the building was acquired by Vincent Astor. By the 1930s, Walter Hoving was a tenant.

In 2002, the building was owned by Stahl Real Estate.

Architectural significance

The building is 188 feet (57 m) high, with seventeen floors. As part of the Park Avenue Historic District, it has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since August 29, 2010.

References

903 Park Avenue Wikipedia


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