Johnson, James Weldon, House

187 W. 135th St., New York, New York

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Description 

From 1925 to 1938 the home of the versatile African-American composer of popular songs, poet, writer, general secretary of the NAACP, and civil rights activist. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, May 11, 1976

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 11, 1976
Reference number
76001241
Architectural style
Victorian: Renaissance
Areas of significance
Ethnic Heritage - Black; Education; Politics/Government; Social History; Performing Arts
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Multiple dwelling
Current function
Multiple dwelling
Period of significance
1925-1949
Significant years
1925; 1938

Update Log 

  • March 1, 2018: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett

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