Ameen Rihani Organization
"A prolific writer of poetry and prose Ameen Rihani never forgot his dream. America did not pollute him and the Arab World did not repress him."
Johanna Thomson, 1998
.: Rihani's Homes in New York

Although Rihani traveled extensively while in the U.S., he made New York City his home and resided in different parts of Manhattan. Below is a depiction of his various homes with the associated years when he lived there. You may click on any of the stars below to obtain a detailed map of the location associated with that specific home.





85 Washington Street, New York, NY 10006-2202
(Rihani's childhood home & his father's shop from 1888-1902)
Currently the location of the Alliance Shuttle bus service for downtown New York


28 West 9th Street, New York, NY 10011-8902
(Rihani's apartment from 1910-1915)


43 East 27th Street, New York, NY 10016-8702
(Rihani's apartment in 1918, 1919 and 1925)


28th Street & 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10001
(Rihani's apartment in 1920)


325 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021-5606
(Rihani's home in 1921)


48 West 76th Street, New York, NY 10023-8728
(Author's Club - Rihani's apartment in 1929)


Madison Avenue & 29th Street, New York, NY 10016
(Seville Hotel - Rihani's residence in the late 1930s)