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Gracie Mansion was built in 1799. A different building was commandeered by George Washington on roughly the same site during the American Revolutionary War, as it strategically overlooked Hell Gate.
After Gracie sold his house, the property eventually was appropriated by the City of New York in 1896 and the 11 acres that came with the home would later be formed into Carl Schurz Park.
Gracie Mansion was originally built in 1799 by a prosperous New York merchant named Archibald Gracie.
Shipping tycoons, like Archibald Gracie, built their houses along the water to show off their wealth, however Gracie had to sell his house in 1823 due to financial failure.
Did you know that Gracie Mansion was the first home of the Museum of the City of New York?
Yesterday, I was here to host a reception in honor of Lunar New Year 4711, Year of the Snake.
Attending the annual Made in NY Awards with Matt Damon, John Leguizamo, Foursquare co-founder, Dennis Crowley and others including @sayitwithstyle Felix Mercado. Fabulous event. Go NYC!
Parks Commissioner Robert Moses convinced City authorities to designate Gracie Mansion as the official residence of the Mayor, and in 1942, Fiorello H. La Guardia moved in.
Gracie Mansion is one of New York City's many amazing landmarks. Enjoy your visit (and you can learn more by visiting: http://www.nyc.gov/html/om/html/gracie.html)
In 1801, Alexander Hamilton called a meeting of fellow Federalists here, in order to raise money to publish the newspaper now known as the New York Post.
Today, I was here to host a reception in honor of NYC's 10th Annual Immigrant Heritage Week:
Yesterday, I was here to host a reception in honor of Greek Independence Day.
Yesterday, I was here to host a reception in honor of Women's History Month.
Oddly enough, Bloomberg is not the mayor here.
On 7/19/12, I hosted a reception in honor of Harlem Week 2012.
On 8/9/11, I hosted an award reception here in honor of the 21st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
On 6/4/12, I was here to present the 2012 @MadeinNY awards:
On 12/7/11, we celebrated Mayor Ed Koch’s 87th Birthday. Hey Ed - how'm I doin?
On 7/26/11, I hosted the Gracie Mansion Tee-Ball Tournament with the Roberto Clemente Foundation, Little League International, and Bernie Williams. Watch the highlights here:
On 7/19/12, I was here to meet with Michael Oren, Israel’s Ambassador to the United States.
On 6/20/12, I hosted a reception in honor of LGBT Pride Month.
On 4/26/12, I was here to present the inaugural NYC Literary Honors:
On 2/2/12, I hosted a reception here in honor of Black History Month.
On 8/5/10, I met with Vice President Joe Biden here at Gracie Mansion.
Get your photo taken with Mayor Mike!
Best Saint Patrick's Day bfast in NYC
I hosted a reception here on Veterans Day 2011 with CIA Director General David Petraeus.
On the first day same sex weddings became legal in NY (7/24/11), I officiated the marriage of John Feinblatt and Jonathan Mintz here at Gracie Mansion. Video:
You're in my hood
Ahh. To only be the mayor here.
A must see as you walk along the bike promenade/path on the Upper East Side. The path itself is a great way to get exercise and see the sites across to Roosevelt Island and Randall's Island.
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On 6/7/12, I hosted a reception in honor of the 17th annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade and the 55th anniversary of the Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City.
On 6/28/12, I hosted a reception in honor of 2012 Valedictorians and Salutatorians.
On 5/16/12, I presented the 2012 Doris C. Freedman Award to Bette Midler for her dedication to NYC's parks: http://bit.ly/IZFXrO
On 4/17/12, I hosted a reception in honor of Immigrant Heritage Week:
Look for the beautiful Maurice Prendergast painting on loan from the Whitney in the parlor.
On 4/6/11, I hosted the 6th Annual Made In NY Awards here at Gracie Mansion. Watch video from the event:
I hosted a reception in honor of Immigrant Heritage Week here on 4/14/11.
I held a reception here in observance of World AIDS Day on 12/1/11, and announced NYC Health & Hospitals Corporation has tested more than 1 million NYers for HIV since 2005:
I hosted a reception here to celebrate the 2011 Major League Soccer All-Star Game on 7/25/11.
Now it's Women's History Month!
On 8/8/11, I hosted the 2011 Ladders for Leaders reception here at Gracie. Learn more about the program here:
Hilarious that the Mayor isn't the Mayor here! ROFL
Le Gracie Mansion, bâti en 1799, est la résidence officielle du maire de New York depuis 1942.