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Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington House
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
U.S. National Historic Landmark
Location: 935 St. Nicholas Avenue, Manhattan, New York City, New York[1]
Coordinates: 40°49′56″N 73°57′13″W / 40.83222°N 73.95361°W / 40.83222; -73.95361Coordinates: 40°49′56″N 73°57′13″W / 40.83222°N 73.95361°W / 40.83222; -73.95361
Built/Founded: 1939
Architectural style(s): Late Gothic Revival, Other
Added to NRHP: May 11, 1976[2]
Designated NHL: May 11, 1976[3]
NRHP Reference#: 76001239

The Duke Ellington House, or Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington House, is where Duke Ellington, the famous African American composer and jazz musician,[4] resided from 1939 through 1961.[5].

The building and/or Ellington's apartment, Apartment 4A, was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1976.[3],[6],[7]

References

  1. ^ New+York County listings at the National Register of Historic Places
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. http://www.nr.nps.gov/.  
  3. ^ a b "Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. 2007-09-11. http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/detail.cfm?ResourceId=1640&ResourceType=Building.  
  4. ^ NHL Additional writeup
  5. ^ NHL Writeup
  6. ^ ["Edward Kennedy 'Duke' Ellington House", by Lynne Gomez Graves.PDF (323 KB) "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination"]. National Park Service. 1975-10-30. "Edward Kennedy 'Duke' Ellington House", by Lynne Gomez Graves.PDF (323 KB).  
  7. ^ [Edward Kennedy 'Duke' Ellington House--Accompanying Photos, exterior and interior, from 1975.PDF (856 KB) "National Register of Historic Places Inventory"]. National Park Service. 1978-09. Edward Kennedy 'Duke' Ellington House--Accompanying Photos, exterior and interior, from 1975.PDF (856 KB).  
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