Manhattan Landmarks-Lamartine Place

Lamartine Place

The buildings in the Lamartine Place Historic District were constructed in the mid 19th century, these buildings were part of a block-long row created by developers William Torrey and Cyrus Mason. Most notably is the house now know as the Hopper Gibbons. The house in the only recorded site of the Underground Railroad in New York, and was the meeting place of several importnat abolitionist. Designated October 13, 2009

Lamartine Place historic district- Hopper-Gibbons house under scaffolding

Title: hopper-gibbons

Borough: Manhattan

Historic District: Lamartine Place

Keywords: rowhouse, cornice, brick

Description: Lamartine Place historic district- Hopper-Gibbons house under scaffolding

Image-Courtesy of Landmarks Preservation Commission

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