Claude M. Gruener and Rick Wagner: Sterling and Bloss; "Time Line and Index"

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Abbreviated Time Line and Index:

Section One – Sterling and Bloss: The Early Years

1844 John William Sterling Is Born 10


1847 James Orville Bloss Is Born 13


1864 Sterling Obtains a B.A. Degree from Yale 16


1867 Sterling Is Admitted To the Bar 20


1870 Sterling and Bloss Meet 21


Section Two – Sterling and Bloss: The Working Years

1873 The Careers of Sterling and Bloss 24


1873 Sterling and Bloss Share Residence 37


1874 Sterling Obtains an M.A. Degree 37


1890 Sterling and Bloss at 21 E 47th Street 37


1893 Sterling Obtains Doctorate 37


Section Three – Sterling and Bloss: The Fifth Avenue Years

1900 Thorne and Sterling File Plans For Fifth Avenue Residences 39


1902 Sterling and Bloss at 912 Fifth Avenue 44


1907 New York City Directory 48


1910 A Pictorial of Fifth Avenue is Published 48


1915 Thorn Dies 51


1916 The First Fifth Avenue Apartment Buildings 52


Section Four – Sterling and Bloss: The After Years

1918 (March): Stillman Dies 56


1918 (July): John Sterling Dies 66


1918 (December): James Bloss Dies 74


1920 Building Height Restriction Imposed 80


1922 Palmer Dies 80


1922 The Vacant Lot North of Thorne and Sterling 82


1923 Building Height Restriction Overturned 84


1923 The Saturday Evening Post Memoir on Sterling 84


Section Five - Photo Exhibits

Exhibit 1 – Fifth Avenue Between 73rd And 74th Streets, Circa 1911 (The Block North Of Thorne And Sterling Residences) 86


Exhibit 2 – Fifth Avenue Between 73rd And 74th Streets As It Exists Today 87


Exhibit 3 – 912 Fifth Avenue As It Exists Today 89


Exhibit 4 – 1910 Census Showing Occupants Of 912 Fifth Avenue (Inset Is Actual Census Page 90


Exhibit 5 – 1907 New York City Directory Listings 91


Exhibit 6 – “Life In The Country” – Country Homes Owned By Some Of The Principals In Rye New York 92


Exhibit 7 – Bloss’ Eventual Home And Death Scene: The Metropolitan Club, Then And Now 93


Exhibit 8– $1,845,000 In Cash Bequests Of The Sterling Will Converted To Present-Day Dollars 94


Exhibit 9 – The Easter Sunday Discovery: Thorne-Sterling’s 912-914 Fifth Avenue 95


Exhibit 10– The Sterling Mausoleum At Woodlawn Cemetery, The Bronx, New York 98


Exhibit 11– The Bloss Family Tree, The Bronx, New York, 99


Exhibit 12– The Sloan – Stillman Townhouse (9 E. 72nd Street) , 100


See also:

Claude M. Gruener and Rick Wagner: Research on Sterling and Bloss, MAIN PAGE

Sections of the Gruener-Wagner Research Report

Claude M. Gruener and Rick Wagner: Section One, Sterling and Bloss: The Early Years

Claude M. Gruener and Rick Wagner: Section Two Sterling and Bloss: The Working Years

Claude M. Gruener and Rick Wagner: Section Three, Sterling and Bloss: Fifth Avenue Years

Claude M. Gruener and Rick Wagner: Section Four, Sterling and Bloss: The After Years, Part 1

Claude M. Gruener and Rick Wagner: Section Four, Sterling and Bloss: The After Years, Part 2

Claude M. Gruener and Rick Wagner: Section Four, Sterling and Bloss: The After Years, Part 3

Claude M. Gruener and Rick Wagner: Section Four, Sterling and Bloss: The After Years, Part 4

Claude M. Gruener and Rick Wagner: Section Four, Sterling and Bloss: The After Years, Part 5

Guides to the Gruener-Wagner Research

Claude M. Gruener and Rick Wagner: Sterling and Bloss; "Guide to Locations and Parties"

Claude M. Gruener and Rick Wagner: Sterling and Bloss; "Time Line and Index"

In addition see:

John William Sterling and James Orville Bloss

Original entry on the lives of Sterling and Bloss by Jonathan Ned Katz.

James Orville Bloss: September 30, 1847-December 15, 1918

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