The Images

155th Street
Present day looking west towards the river
Viaduct in 1930s (Trinity Cemetery)
Postcard views (1920s)

Audubon's Home
circa 1850 (Valentine's Manual)
circa 1852 (Homes of American Authors)
circa 1864 (Valentine's Manual)
circa 1920 (from west)
circa 1920 (from north)
circa 1920 (from Riverside Drive)



















Apartment Buildings
3750 Broadway (Audubon Park Apartments)
1906 illustration
1910 illustration
Detail
Floor Plan
Present day
600 West 157th Street (Audubon Hall)
1909 illustration
Floor Plan
Present day
601 West 156th Street (Hispania Hall)
1909 illustration
Floor Plan
Present day
602 West 157th Street (Hortense Arms)
Present day
605 West 156th Street (Goya)
1909 illustration
611 West 156th Street (Velasquez)
1909 illustration
Entry and lobby
611 West 158th Street (Sutherland)
1910 Rental advertisement
Present day
Roofline detail
614 West 157th Street (Kanawah Court)
AudubonParkKanawahCourt
Entry Courtyard
625 West 156th Street (Cortez)
Present day
765 Riverside Drive (unnamed)
775 Riverside Drive (unnamed)
780 Riverside Drive (The Vauxhall)
circa 1916
Present day
1935 Rental advertisement
788 Riverside Drive (Rhinecleff Court)
circa 1911
Entrance detail
Floor plan
Present day
789 Riverside Drive (Crillon Court)
Recontructed entrance/courtyard
790 Riverside Drive (Riviera)
1910 illustration
1911 Rental Advertisement
Present day
800 Riverside Drive (Grinnell)
1911 illustration
1911 Rental Advertisement
Floor Plan (small)
Floor Plan (large)
Present day
801 Riverside Drive (Cragmoor Dwellings)
807 Riverside Drive (Rio Rita)
1924 illustration
809/811 Riverside Drive (Berler Houses)
1924 illustration
Present day

Audubon Park Views
1905 looking northwest 
1907 (circa) looking southeast 
The Hemlocks (Grinnell home)
155th Street looking west
156th Street looking east
156th Street looking west
157th Street looking east

Broadway
1911 (circa) looking south
Present day looking south

Charles and Murray Gordon Memorial Park (156th Street)
circa 1920
1938
Fountain
Present day

Church of the Intercession
1905 (second building)
circa 1915 (third building)
Present day (third building)

Green-Wood Cemetery
James Hall Burial Plot

Hispanic Society
Original entrance
Sculpture Court

Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza
1919

Riverside Drive
1930 (circa) (View of two Riverside Drives)

Subway
Kiosk detail (circa 1911)
Building the subway (157th Street)

Trinity Cemetery
Trinity Cemetery Tour
1860
1930 (circa)
Audubon Monument
Alfred Tennyson Dickens grave
Carman Family monument
Gothic suspension bridge
Gould Crypt
Revolutionary War Markers
Talman Crypt
Tyng Monument
Views in the cemetery (summer)
Views in the cemetery (spring)

Washington Heights Presbyterian Church
From King's Handbook of NY, 1892



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Audubon
Audubon, John James
Establishes Minnie's Land
Name and Audubon Park

Audubon, Lucy
Minnie's Land
Land Transactions
Lucy's School
Last Visit to Audubon Park (1873)l

Audubon, John Woodhouse
Farming Minnie's Land

Audubon, Victor Gifford
Accident and bedridden
Business ventures
Property ownership

Carman, Richard
Real estate in Washington Heights
Establishes Carmansville
Church of the Intercession

Clapp, Wellington
House in Audubon Park

Foster, William
...and Washington Heights Athenaeum
..and elevated railroads

Grace, Charles
Daddy Grace

Grinnell
George Blake Grinnell
..bankruptcy (1873)
...buys The Hemlocks
...moves family to Audubon Park

Griffin, Edward P.
...and Washington Heights Presbyterian Church

Harris, Dennis
Buys Property from Lucy Audubon
Sugar refinery and Underground Railroad
...and Washington Heights Presbyterian Church

Hall, James
Role in naming Audubon Park
House in Audubon Park

Jerome, Julia Gould (Mrs. Addison G.)
House in Audubon Park

Kirtland, Frederick
House in Audubon Park

Martin, Newell
...and Riverside Drive Development

Morgan, Edward M.
Edward M Morgan Place

Moore, Clement Clarke
Grave in Trinity Cemetery

Moore, Jaundine (Geraldine)
Miss Moore's Memories of 800 Riverside Drive

Munkittrick, Alexander
House in Audubon Park

Phelan, Catherine
Sensational Grinnell Murder (1933)

Randall, John Jr.
Survey of northern Manhattan

Sheridan, Douglas
Sensational Grinnell Murder (1933)

Smythe, Henry
House in Audubon Park

Stein, Gila
800 Riverside Drive Resident

Tynd, Stephen H., Jr.
Tyng Monument

Wheelock, William
Wheelock House
...and Washington Heights Presbyterian Church





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The Places

Apartment Buildings / Houses
3750 Broadway (Audubon Park Apartments)
Audubon Park Apartments : The World's
New York Apartment House Album

600 West 157th Street (Audubon Hall)
Audubon Hall : Supplement to Apartment
Houses of the Metropolis

601 West 156th Street (Hispania Hall)
Hispania Hall : Supplement to Apartment
Houses of the Metropolis

602 West 157th Street (Hortense Arms)
 
605 West 156th Street (Goya)
    
611 West 156th Street (Velasquez)

611 West 158th Street (Sutherland)

614 West 157th Street (Kanawah Court)

625 West 156th Street (Cortez)

765 Riverside Drive (unnamed)

775 Riverside Drive (unnamed)

779/789  Riverside Drive (Crillon Court)

780 Riverside Drive (The Vauxhall)

788 Riverside Drive (Rhinecleff Court)
Rhinecleff Court : The World's
New York Apartment House Album

790 Riverside Drive (Riviera)
Riviera : The World's
New York Apartment House Album

800 Riverside Drive (Grinnell)
Grinnell : The World's
New York Apartment House Album

801 Riverside Drive (Cragmoor Dwellings)

807 Riverside Drive

809/811 Riverside Drive (Berler Houses)

155th Street
155th Street

157th Street Subway Station
157th Street Subway Station

Audubon Terrace Museum Complex
Hispanic Society (North Building)
Hispanic Society (original entrance)
Nuestra Senora de la Esperanza

Broadway
in 2007
circa 1911

Church of the Intercession
Church of the Intercession Overview
2nd building
3rd building

Edward Morgan Place
Edward M. Morgan Place / Audubon Place

Riverside Drive
Charles and Murray Gordon Memorial Park
Fountain at 155th Street Park
Postcard Views
Viaduct in 1930s
Views in early 20th Century

Trinity Cemetery
Virtual Walking Tour

1860 image and description
Alfred Tennyson Dickens grave
Audubon Memorial
Clement Clarke Moore grave
First Burial
Gothic suspension bridge
Revolutionary War Marker
Suspenion Bridge
Tyng Monument
Wall surrounding the cemetery

Washington Heights Presbyterian Church
Brief History
Growing Pains: Audubon Park