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Players Club, The

New York, New York
County of New York.
16 Gramercy Park
National Register Number: 66000549
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Social - clubhouse.
Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Museum.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 29, 1962):
This handsome brownstone residence was purchased in 1888 and donated by Edwin Booth, founder and first president of the Players Club, to be a clubhouse for his fellow thespians. He commissioned architect Stanford White to transform it into a clubhouse. Booth also contributed his books and memorabilia, which became the nucleus of a fine and rare collection of theatrical literature and memorabilia.

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