Edwin Booth

Edwin Thomas Booth was an actor who toured throughout the United States and the major capitals of Europe, performing Shakespearean plays. In 1869, he founded Booth's Theatre in New York.

Landmarks in the Area

Gramercy Park is the name of both a small, fenced-in private park and the surrounding neighborhood… Photo: uberzombie, CC BY 2.0.

Gramercy Park Hotel is a luxury hotel located at 2 Lexington Avenue, in the neighborhood of , , adjacent to the park of the same name. Photo: Creative Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Calvary Church is an Episcopal church located at 277 Park Avenue South on the corner of East 21st Street in the neighborhood of , , on the border of the . is situated 430 feet northwest of Edwin Booth. Photo: Beyond My Ken, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Players, or the Players Club, is a private social club founded in by the noted 19th-century Shakespearean actor . is situated 470 feet west of Edwin Booth. Photo: Beyond My Ken, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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Union Square is a historic intersection and surrounding neighborhood in , , located where Broadway and the former Bowery Road – now Fourth Avenue – came together in the early 19th century. Photo: Ainali, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Flatiron District is a neighborhood in the borough of , named after the at 23rd Street, Broadway and Fifth Avenue. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Rose Hill is a neighborhood in the borough of , between the neighborhoods…

Kips Bay, or Kip's Bay, is a neighborhood on the east side of the borough of .

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