Ellington, Edward Kennedy "Duke", House

Also known as: Duke Ellington House
935 St. Nicholas Ave., Apt. 4A, New York, New York


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Long-term residence (1939-61) of "Duke" Ellington, regarded by many critics as one of the most creative American composers of the 20th century, and one of the leaders in developing and expanding jazz forms. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, May 11, 1976

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 11, 1976
Reference number
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Late Gothic Revival; Other architectural type; Late Gothic Perpendicular
Areas of significance
Ethnic Heritage - Black; Performing Arts
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Historic function
Multiple dwelling
Current function
Multiple dwelling
Periods of significance
1950-1974; 1925-1949
Significant years
1939; 1961

Update Log 

  • February 28, 2018: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett