Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
- Booker T. Washington

Duke Ellington House, New York, NY


The Duke Ellington House, or Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington House, is where Duke Ellington, the famous African American composer and jazz musician, resided from 1939 through 1961. The building and/or Ellington’s apartment, Apartment 4A, was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1976. The six-story, elevator building on the southwest corner of St. Nicholas Avenue and W. 157th Street.

Duke Ellington House
Address: 935 St. Nicholas Avenue, New York, NY 10032
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