PHILADELPHIA — United for Libraries, in partnership with the Empire State Center for the Book, recently dedicated two Literary Landmarks on the same New York City block. The dedications, for Erich Maria Remarque and E.L. Doctorow, occurred on June 18 on the 300 block of East 57th Street, and recognized two apartment buildings.
320 and 333 East 57th Street were selected by the Empire State Center for the Book and were supported by City Councilman Ben Kallos. The buildings were the homes of Remarque and Doctorow. They become the 18th and 19th landmarks in New York State.