by Benjamin Sutton, at Dec. 17, 2010, 1:02 a.m.
Walking tour stop name: Southeast corner of 11th Street and University Place: Albert Hotel
Associated walking tour: Literary Greenwich Village
Walking tour stop description: "At the end of this block on University Place we reach the residential site of the Greenwich Village elite most closely associated with NYU. This is the Albert Hotel where Thomas Wolfe lived (in room 2220) when he came to New York from Harvard University to write plays and teach at New York University. Wolfe was in the English Department off and on in the 1920s: Feb 1, 1924-Sept 1, 1924 (Spring and Summer); Sep 1925-June 1926 (not 1926-27); Sep 1927-June 1928 (resigned April 1928); Feb-June 1929 - College Fine Arts; Sept 1929-Jan 1930 (WSC and Coll. Fine Arts). Look Homeward, Angel (1929), Of Time and the River (1935). After he met Aline Bernstein in 1925 Wolfe lived on E. 8th St. and later at 263 West 11th St."
The Albert Hotel building is still standing on the Southeast corner of 11th Street and University Place.
Walking tour stop location: POINT (-73.9932892453512352 40.7331906626298661)
Next walking tour stop: 14 West Tenth Street: Mark Twain Home in 1900
Previous walking tour stop: 25 East 11th Street: Hart Crane Home in 1917
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