Category:Asser Levy Public Baths

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Instance of government building
Named after
  • Asser Levy
LocationManhattan, New York City, New York
Located at street address
  • Asser Levy Place
  • East 23rd Street
  • Asser Levy Place
Architectural style
Heritage designation
  • New York City Landmark (19 March 1974)
  • place listed on the National Register of Historic Places (23 April 1980)
official website
40° 44′ 09.6″ N, 73° 58′ 33.6″ W
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Asser Levy Public Baths (es); アッセル・レヴィ・パブリック・バス (ja); Asser Levy Public Baths (en); Asser Levy康体中心,游泳池&游乐场 (zh-hans); Asser Levy Public Baths (nl) アッセル・レヴィ公衆浴場 (ja)

The Asser Levy Public Baths, now part of the Asser Levy Recreation Center, on East 23rd Street and en:Asser Levy Place, Manhattan, New York City, was built as a free public bath in 1904-1906, designed by Brunner & Aiken, and modeled after the public baths of ancient Rome. The baths were intended to help relieve the unsanitary conditions in the slums, where many people did not have access to private bath or shower. It is named after a prominent Jewish citizen of the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam, which preceded the English city of New York. It was designed by Arnold W. Brunner and Martin Aiken in the firm Brunner & Aiken. {Sources:Guide to NYC Landmarks (4th ed.), descriptive plaque on site)

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