21 (cor- ner): Most of the brown- stones
on this block were built in 1899 and remodeled in the
1920s. This corner house was given a Classical redesign by
William Lescaze in 1928, before the architect became
famous for his International Style work.
19: Has a remarkable Medusa over the front door.
17: Redesigned by
13: Also redesigned by Schmidt. This was the final home
Elizabeth Marbury, who died of a heart attack here
on January 22, 1933, at the age of 77.
Marbury was the literary agent of Oscar Wilde,
George Bernard Shaw and James Barrie, among others.
9: Remodeled by H. Page Cross, this was home to
real estate developer Robert Walton Goelet.
7: Refurbished in 1921 by William F. Dominick
3: A 1921 townhouse designed by Mott Schmidt
for Anne Morgan, daughter of J.P. Morgan. It was donated to
the United Nations in 1972 and now serves as
the official residence of the U.N. secretary general.
1 (corner): This neo-Georgian mansion was designed by
Mott Schmidt for Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt.