Langston Hughes House

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Langston Hughes House
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Langston Hughes House, March 2009
Langston Hughes House is located in New York City
Langston Hughes House
Location 20 E. 127th St., New York, New York
Coordinates 40°48′26″N 73°56′27″W / 40.80722°N 73.94083°W / 40.80722; -73.94083Coordinates: 40°48′26″N 73°56′27″W / 40.80722°N 73.94083°W / 40.80722; -73.94083
Area less than one acre
Built 1869
Architect Wilson, Alexander
Architectural style Italianate
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #

82001198

[1]
Added to NRHP October 29, 1982

Langston Hughes House is a historic home located in Harlem, New York, New York. It is an Italianate style dwelling built in 1869. It is a three story with basement, rowhouse faced in brownstone and measuring 20 feet wide and 45 feet deep. Noted African American poet and author Langston Hughes (1902-1967) occupied the top floor as his workroom from 1947 to 1967.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Marjorie Pearson and Anne B. Covell (June 1981). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Langston Hughes House". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-03-19.  See also: "Accompanying photo".