WEST 50TH STREET


The Street
- Street scenes 1

341-349
- Formerly New York Poly Clinic Medical School and Hospital (Built circa 1930-1935) 2, 3

351-357
- New Wing for Poly Clinic Hospital

400
-Ninth Avenue Association, tenant16

430
-Formerly PS 8412
-Graphic Communications Art High School occupies site

435
Bell Telephone Building 4 , 14

455
- Formerly Veritas Therapeutic Community
- National Recovery Institute

458
National Recovery Institute residence 5

462
- Formerly PS 141 6

501
- Formerly YMCA building 7
- Formerly New York Hotel Trades Council and Hotel Assoc. Health Center, Inc. 3

525
- Park West High School 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 13

552
- Formerly German Lutheran Church
- Formerly Catholic Polish National Church 15
- Formerly St. Cyril & St. Methodius Croatian Church 6
- Bulgarian Orthodox Church

PIER
- Passenger Ship Terminal


NOTES

1 New York Public Library. Scrapbook of New York City. See pictures.

2 Member of Clinton Planning Council 1960's

3 Directory of Agencies of the Chelsea-Clinton Welfare and Health Council, December 1954.

4 N.Y.C. Landmarks Preservation Commission. Midtown West Survey.

5 "without C of O, not within Special District guidelines." Chelsea Clinton News 29 Jan. 1997: 9.

6 Church of the Strangers. Manual of the Church of the Stranger.

7 Picture in scrapbook in Columbia U's Avery Library

8 "Are Picked for schools. New York Times 14 May 1964.

9 "New high school: long time coming." Chelsea Clinton News 9 Feb. 1971.

10 Veeser, Cyrus. "Shipboard classes sunk," Chelsea Clinton News 12 August 1982.

11 Bruce Lambert, "Keeping Control of the Surge After School," New York Times 8 Jan. 1995: City 7.

12 Robert A. Stern, Thomas Mellins, and David Fishman, New York 1880: Architecture and Urbanism in the Gilded Age, (New York: Monacelli Press, 1999) 165. [see footnotes for additional source.]

13AIA Guide to New York City. 3rd Edition. (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1988) 223.

14AIA Guide to New York City 224 /P>

15 Mary Brendle. Clinton/Hell's Kitchen and its Women (M. Brendle, 1997) 8.

16 Brendle 30

Updated July 2, 2000