New York Amsterdam News Building

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New York Amsterdam News Building
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NY Amsterdam News Building is located in Manhattan
NY Amsterdam News Building
NY Amsterdam News Building
NY Amsterdam News Building is located in New York
NY Amsterdam News Building
NY Amsterdam News Building
NY Amsterdam News Building is located in the US
NY Amsterdam News Building
NY 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 mid-block row house is located at 2293 Seventh Avenue (Adam Clayton Powell Jr Avenue), Manhattan, New York City, New York.[3][4]

The 4-story townhouse was built in 1916 in the Greek Revival style. It was named a National Historic Landmark by the New York Landmarks Preservation Commission on May 11, 1976.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b "New York Amsterdam News Building". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. 2007-09-15. 
  3. ^ Graves, Lynne Gomez (October 30, 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: New York Amsterdam News Building" (pdf). National Park Service. 
  4. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: New York Amsterdam News Building—Accompanying photos" (pdf). National Park Service. 1975. 

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