Designated November 22, 2016
The former Yale Club of New York City Building is located along “Clubhouse Row,” West 44th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. Its neighbors including the Harvard Club, New York Yacht Club, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and former City Club.
This Beaux-Arts style building, constructed in 1900-01 by builder Marc Eidlitz & Son, was designed by Evarts Tracy & Egerton Swartwout, both Yale University graduates, Yale Club members, and former employees of McKim, Mead & White.
STATUS Designated Individual Landmark
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Doreen Gallo: DUMBO Neighborhood Alliance
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Fern Luskin: Lamartine Place Historic District; Friends of Lamartine Place & Gibbons Underground Railroad Site
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Zella Jones: NoHo Historic District; NoHo East; and NoHo Extension
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Erika Petersen: West End Preservation Society