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22 West 24th Street

This boarded up five-story tenement building is an eye sore on a block with impressive office buildings and other points of interest including the Masonic Lodge. The excrement colored building currently appears unoccupied, although a gigantic sign in the first floor window demanding that pedestrians do not loiter would suggest otherwise. This den of iniquity was made famous by the legendary architect Stanford White. At the beginning of the 20th century, White occupied all the floors of the building...

This boarded up five-story tenement building is an eye sore on a block with impressive office buildings and other points of interest including the Masonic Lodge. The excrement colored building currently appears unoccupied, although a gigantic sign in the first floor window demanding that pedestrians do not loiter would suggest otherwise. This den of iniquity was made famous by the legendary architect Stanford White. At the beginning of the 20th century, White occupied all the floors of the building and used it as his private architecture studio. However, he practiced much more than architecture there. His lascivious antics with showgirl Evelyn Nesbitt on the fifth floor of the building would lead to his untimely death.

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22 West 24th St.
New York City, NY 10010
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