Ameen Rihani Organization
"Rihani played an important role in the period between the world wars by acting as a cultural emissary between the Middle East and the West… Rihani immersed himself in his work, publishing a number of books expressing his own particular blend of Eastern-Western philosophy..."
John Munro, 1978
.: 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)