Richard Wright's Former Residence

Type:
Historical Site

A plaque honoring Richard Wright is mounted on the writer's former residence in Fort Greene in Brooklyn, New York. Wright often visited the nearby Fort Greene Park to write notes for his novel Native Son.

Address:

175 Carlton Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205
United States
40° 41' 32.6004" N, 73° 58' 20.5464" W
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