Jackie Robinson House



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Jackie Robinson House was a Brooklyn home of baseball great Jackie Robinson from 1947 when he was earned Rookie of the Year with the Brooklyn Dodgers through 1949 when he was voted Most Valuable Player. Jackie Robinson House was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1976.
Another house, at 112-40 177th Street in the Addisleigh Park neighborhood of Queens, was the Robinsons' home from 1949 to 1955. "Locals had recently canceled a restrictive covenant that forbade blacks from living in the area, so African-American stars such as jazz great Count Basie and Herbert Mills of the Mills Brothers quartet moved in." This other house is not currently landmarked, but may be included in a New York City Landmarks Commission historic district that is under review in 2008.