New York Amsterdam News Building

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New York Amsterdam News Building
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New York Amsterdam News Building is located in New York City
New York Amsterdam News Building
Location 2293 Seventh Avenue, Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York[1]
Coordinates 40°48′53.8″N 73°56′41″W / 40.814944°N 73.94472°W / 40.814944; -73.94472Coordinates: 40°48′53.8″N 73°56′41″W / 40.814944°N 73.94472°W / 40.814944; -73.94472
Area less than one acre
Built 1916
Architectural style Greek Revival
NRHP Reference # 76001247[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 11, 1976 [1]
Designated NHL May 11, 1976 [2]

The New York Amsterdam News Building is where The New York Amsterdam News was published between 1916 and 1938. During this period, the newspaper grew to national influence covering African-American issues. The midblock rowhouse is located at 2293 Seventh Avenue (Adam Clayton Powell Jr Avenue), Manhattan, New York City, New York.[3][4]

It was named a National Historic Landmark in 1976.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ a b "New York Amsterdam News Building". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. 2007-09-15. 
  3. ^ ["New York Amsterdam News Building", October 30, 1975, by Lynne Gomez Graves PDF (222 KB) "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination"]. National Park Service. 1983. 
  4. ^ [New York Amsterdam News Building--Accompanying 2 photos, exterior, from 1975. PDF (768 KB) "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination"]. National Park Service. 1983. 

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