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Ralph Bunche House, 115-125 Grosvenor Road, Kew Gardens, Queens County, NY

Ralph Bunche House, 115-125 Grosvenor Road, Kew Gardens, Queens County, NY

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Significance: The home of Ralph Bunche, highest ranking black in the United Nations Secretariat. He was responsible for negotiating the Isreali-Arab truce of 1949 and settling the Suez Canal Crisis in 1956. Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Survey number: HABS NY-5691
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 76001266

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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kew gardens40.70687, -73.83688
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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