Duke Ellington House

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Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington House
Duke Ellington House is located in New York City
Duke Ellington House
Location 935 St. Nicholas Avenue, Manhattan, New York City, New York[1]
Coordinates 40°49′56″N 73°56′28″W / 40.83222°N 73.94111°W / 40.83222; -73.94111Coordinates: 40°49′56″N 73°56′28″W / 40.83222°N 73.94111°W / 40.83222; -73.94111
Area less than one acre
Built 1939
Architectural style Late Gothic Revival, Other
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 76001239[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 11, 1976[1]
Designated NHL May 11, 1976[2]

The Duke Ellington House, or Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington House, is where Duke Ellington, the famous African American composer and jazz musician, resided from 1939 through 1961.[2]

The building and/or Ellington's apartment, Apartment 4A, was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1976.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ a b c "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ a b c "Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. 2007-09-11. 
  3. ^ ""Edward Kennedy 'Duke' Ellington House", by Lynne Gomez Graves." (pdf). National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination. National Park Service. 1975-10-30. 
  4. ^ "Edward Kennedy 'Duke' Ellington House--Accompanying Photos, exterior and interior, from 1975." (pdf). National Register of Historic Places Inventory. National Park Service. 1978-09.  Check date values in: |date= (help)