Who’s That Guy in Gramercy Park?

Would you believe me if I told that there is a statue in Gramercy Park dedicated to the brother of the man who shot Abraham Lincoln?  You should.  It turns out, Edwin Booth was a pretty good guy.  Despite his brother’s tarnishing of the family name to eternity, Edwin lived an inspired life as an actor in New York City. He founded the Booth Theatre on 23rd and 6th and converted his home at the south end of Gramercy into a club, The Players Club, for acting professionals (and a few other select members).  Click here to read more about Edwin Booth.

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