Jackie Robinson, #42, Lived Here

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Eleanor Palin House
5224 Tilden Ave. East Flatbush
Brooklyn, NY 11203
United States
40° 38' 53.2248" N, 73° 55' 38.0568" W

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Jackie Robinson lived on the top floor of this house from 1947-1948 from property owner Eleanor Palin. It needs some preservation. The New York Times Magazine, 4/28/13, at p. 19, states that there is a movement to have New York City declare it a landmark. There is an article about the building at http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/feuding-fate-jackie-robinson-home-base-e-flatbush-article-1.1315409. The article shows a real-life plaque/marker on the building.

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plaquemaster
Thu, 07/11/2013 - 10:36

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