Free Public Baths of the City of New York, East 54th Street Bath and Gymnasium

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

342-348 East 54th Street

ARCHITECT: Werner & Windolph

DATE: 1906-11

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The public bath movement began to wane around 1915 as more landlords included bathing facilities in buildings and apartments. This building probably ceased operation as a bath-house in 1938, at which time the city completely modernized the interior for use as a public gymnasium. The building is still owned by the city and is used as a community facility.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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