Business: Mr. Morgan's Residence

When the Morgan residence at Madison Ave. and 36th St., Manhattan, was built, the neighboring Murray Hill district was purely residential. Gradually the tide of shops and offices from downtown began to climb the hill. Mr. Morgan, however, liked his home and saw no reason why he should abandon it to the builders of business blocks. Backed by the Murray Hill Association consisting of other residents of the district, he strove to have business building on that part of Madison Ave. restricted. In this he was mainly successful, and a "residential zone" was...

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