This is the boyhood home of the first U.S. president to be born in New York City. Raised in a townhouse at 28 E. 20th St., Theodore Roosevelt would grow up to be our 26th President and become immortalized on Mount Rushmore. However, he started life as a sickly yet bright boy who exercised to improve his health and began a lifelong passion for the "strenuous life." Read More
The Childhood of a Renowned President
Women's History Month
Come celebrate Women's History Month! Theodate Pope Riddle, a female architect re-created Theodore Roosevelt's Birthplace.
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Last updated: March 10, 2019