Manhattan Landmarks- Ladies’ Mile


 Ladies’ Mile

From the 1860’s until just before World War I, Ladies’ Mile was the city’s most popular and fashionable shopping district. Gilded Age New York shopped in the elegant, cast-iron commercial palaces of A.T. Stewart’s, Stern’s, and Lord and Taylor’s. The famous 1901-1903 Flatiron building is included in this district. Designated May 2, 1989.

Title: Northwest Corner of 6th Avenue and West 18th Street 2

Borough: Manhattan

Historic District: Ladies Mile

Keywords: Mansard roof, window, balcony, ornament, cast iron

Description: 18th Street and 6th Avenue

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Designation Report V1 V2

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