Metropolitan Club

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This article is about the private social club in New York City. For the club and historic structure in Washington, D.C., see Metropolitan Club (Washington, D.C.). For the 19th century baseball team, see New York Metropolitans.

Coordinates: 40°45′53.5″N 73°58′20″W / 40.764861°N 73.97222°W / 40.764861; -73.97222

The Metropolitan Club
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The Fifth Avenue facade of the Metropolitan Club
Formation 1891
Type gentlemen's club
Headquarters 1-11 East 60th Street
Region served
New York City and the surrounding region
60th Street entrance

The Metropolitan Club is a private social club in New York City. It was formed in 1891 by J. P. Morgan, who served as its first president. Other original members of the club included William Kissam Vanderbilt and James A. Roosevelt. Its 1894 clubhouse, designed by Stanford White, stands at 1-11 East 60th Street, on the northeast corner of Fifth Avenue. The land on which the Clubhouse stands — 100 feet fronting on Fifth Avenue and 200 feet on 60th Street — was acquired from the Duchess of Marlborough who signed the purchase agreement in the United States Consulate in London. Cornelius Vanderbilt II signed for the club.

The Metropolitan Club is no longer a male-only club.[1]

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  • Porzelt, Paul (1982). The Metropolitan Club of New York. Rizzoli International Publications. ISBN 978-0-8478-0423-8. 

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