- Honoring NYC Abolitionist History
- Creating Cultural Districts
- Save Abigail Hopper Gibbons Home: 339 W29 St, NYC.
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|Location||Chelsea,Manhattan,NYC,10011, NYC!!!, United States|
|Introduction||..just another one of those "loony historic preservationists" devoted to lost causes..!|
|Interests||Preserving the "Lamartine Blocks".W29thSt&W3othSt between 8th and 9th Avenuse. Northern fringe of Manhattans Chelsea neighborhod, NCY.|
|Favorite Movies||"The Lamrtine Blocks: The Real Untold Story"...a yet to be realized landmark documentary or melodrama..|
|Favorite Music||....anti slavery songs and Negro spirituals of 19th Cen|
|Favorite Books||Um..er..anything by Alphonse De Lamartine of course! Also: Before Harlem:The Black Experience in New York City Before World War I Marcy S. Sacks University of Pennsylvania Press 2006 Johnson, James Weldon. Black Manhattan. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1930. “The Life of Abby Hopper Gibbons as Told Chiefly Through Her Correspondence, ” By Sarah Gibbons Emerson (1896)|
Why havn't these two blocks been declared a protected Historic District ?