Past Clubhouse Locations


1874: Delmonico’s Restaurant, northeast corner of 5th Avenue and 14th street. MAP

1875: Maison Doree (Morton House), south side of 14th Street, across from Union Square. MAPDelmonicos2

1876-1877: 848 Broadway, “The Matchbox,” next to Wallack’s Theater, between 13th and 14th Street. MAPLambs 1899

1877-1878: The Union Square Hotel (then at the Monument House) 6 Union Square, where the club leased the entire 2nd floor. MAP

1878: Brownstone at 19 East 16th Street. MAP

1880-1891: Brownstone at 34 West 26th Street. MAP

1891: Temporarily located at the Gilsey House, northeast corner of 1200 Broadway and 29th Street. MAP

1892: 8 West 29th Street. MAP

1893-1896: 26 West 31st Street. MAP

1897-1905: 70 West 36th Street. Formerly and thereafter Keen’s Chophouse, remodeled by Stanford White to be a clubhouse. MAP

1905-1975: 128-130 West 44th Street. A palatial club house designed by Stanford White; doubled in 1915. Remodeled in 2007 and is now the site of the Chatwal Hotel. MAPGilsey House

1975: The Lotos Club, 5 East 66th Street (and sometimes Sardi’s. MAP

1976 to present: 3 West 51st Street. MAP


Below: Groundbreaking/cornerstone laying at our 44th Street Clubhouse.
Architect Stanford White is scene lower-left wearing a bowler.44th groundbreak

Above, The Lambs on 44th street in 1905; Membership had reached 667
In 1918, a mirror-image extension was added, doubled in size by architect George A. Freeman (White died in 1906). In early 1975 the Club decided to save the organization and walked away, leaving the building as part of a bankruptcy settlement. In May 0f 1975 the building was purchased by the Manhattan Church of the Nazarene. In late 1976 The Lambs relocated to 3 West 51st Street. In 2005 the building was sold to Sant Singh Chatwal, and it opened in 2010 as the Chatwal Hotel, featuring The Lambs Club Restaurant by Jeffrey Zakarian

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