Madison Avenue -
Madison Avenue, in Manhattan, runs from
Madison Square, at 23rd
Street, to 142nd Street, near the 369th Infantry Regiment Memorial in Harlem.
Madison Avenue is named after James Madison, the fourth President of the United
States. It was constructed north-south, between
Park Avenue and
Fifth Avenue, in 1836.
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- Old images of NYC.
The beginning of Madison Avenue,
looking north from 23rd Avenue. Madison Square is on the left. On the right is
the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Building. Adjoining the building, on the
left, is the old
Church of the Rev. Dr. Parkhurst, then the property of the Company and
later demolished. Across the street is the "new" church in neoclassic style. The
Tower of Madison Square Garden is in the distance. Vintage post card,
postmark 1907, Compliments of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Home
Office, New York City.
at East Thirty-eighth Street.
551 Madison Avenue.
Madison Avenue looking north
showing Mt. Morris Park (Marcus Garvey Park), between East 120th and East 123rd
streets (Souvenir Post Card Company), about 1905.