Monday, January 21, 2013
The Payne Whitney Residence
Payne Whitney residence designed by McKim, Mead & White c. 1909 at 972 Fifth Avenue in New York City. Whitney was the son of William C. Whitney and younger brother of Harry Payne Whitney. Click HERE to see 'Greentree', Whitney's Long Island estate. Click HERE for Christopher Gray's Streetscapes article on the Whitney residence and HERE for more. Since 1952 the house has belonged to the French Embassy serving the French Cultural Services. Click HERE to see the Whitney residence on google street view. Photo from the Museum of the City of New York.