Posts Tagged ‘Park Place’

Obscure Manhattan phone exchanges

June 9, 2009

This one was spotted in a building on Park Place where some city agencies have offices. SW might stand for Swinburne—but why? The only Swinburne reference I’m aware of is Swinburne Island in New York Harbor.

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On East First Street, a reminder of the East Village’s working class past, and the neighborhood’s proximity to GRamercy Park:

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