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The Origin Story Of Gramercy Park Is A Classic NYC Tale Of Real Estate Hucksterism, Cronyism, And Gate Crashing

Circa 1950. (F2011.33.264)<br/>

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View of Gramercy Park from 60 Gramercy Park North. circa 1939. (X2010.7.1.17157)<br/>

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Looking southwest toward 18 Gramercy Park South, 1929. (88.1.1.669)<br/>

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18 Gramercy Park South was a 16 story apartment building. 1928. (88.1.1.329)<br/>

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Office of War Information. 1944. View of a girl drinking out of a water fountain in Gramercy Park with the statue of Edwin Booth visible in the background. Visible beyond is the tower of the Consolidated Edison Co. Building at 4 Irving Place. (90.28.85)<br/>

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