Duke Ellington House

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"Duke" Ellington House
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Duke Ellington House is located in New York City
Duke Ellington House
Duke Ellington House is located in New York
Duke Ellington House
Duke Ellington House is located in the US
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
Built 1915[2]
Architectural style Late Gothic Revival, other
NRHP Reference # 76001239[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 11, 1976[1]
Designated NHL May 11, 1976[3]

The Edward Kennedy 'Duke' Ellington House is where Duke Ellington, the noted African American composer and jazz pianist, resided from 1939 through 1961, in Apartment #4A.[3] The apartment building was built in 1915 in the Late Gothic Revival style.

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places as a National Historic Landmark in 1976.[3][4][5]

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  1. ^ a b c National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "935 St. Nicholas Avenue" on the New York City Geographic Information System Map
  3. ^ a b c "Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. 2007-09-11. 
  4. ^ ""Edward Kennedy 'Duke' Ellington House", by Lynne Gomez Graves." (pdf). National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination. National Park Service. 1975-10-30. 
  5. ^ "Edward Kennedy 'Duke' Ellington House--Accompanying Photos, exterior and interior, from 1975." (pdf). National Register of Historic Places Inventory. National Park Service. September 1978. 

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