Address: 220 W. 135th St., New York, New York. County/parish: New York.
1 contributing building.
Removed from the National Register of Historic Places January 16, 2009.
Florence Mills House at 220 West 135th Street was believed to be where Florence Mills, 1896–1927, lived from 1910 to 1927. She was a leading African-American actress and entertainer during the 1920s. She lived at this address, or a similar address a few blocks away, during her most productive years. The 220 West 135th Street building that existed in 1927 no longer stands and has been replaced. The site was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1976. The designation was withdrawn in 2009.(read more...)
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National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/76001244