51 Market Street

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House at 51 Market Street
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(2009)
51 Market Street is located in New York City
51 Market Street
Location 51 Market Street
Manhattan, New York City
Coordinates: 40°42′42″N 73°59′42″W / 40.71167°N 73.99500°W / 40.71167; -73.99500
Built 1824-25[2]
Architectural style Federal
Governing body private
NRHP Reference # 77000959[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP July 29, 1977
Designated NYCL October 14, 1965

51 Market Street, also known as the William and Rosamond Clark House,[2] is a historic house located between Madison and Monroe Streets in lower Manhattan in New York City. The two-story gambrelled house was built in 1824-25 in the late Federal style at a time when the Lower East Side was an affluent residential neighborhood. The original owner was apparently William Clark, a grocer. The upper two stories were added late in the 19th century.[2] The house has been described as a "superb" example of the Federal style.[3]

51 Market Street was designated a New York City landmark in 1965,[2] and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ a b c d New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission; Postal, Matthew A. (ed. and text); Dolkart, Andrew S. (text). (2009) Guide to New York City Landmarks (4th ed.) New York: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 978-0-470-28963-1, p.45
  3. ^ White, Norval & Willensky, Elliot with Leadon, Fran (2010). AIA Guide to New York City (5th ed.). New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780195383867. , p.90