Manhattan Landmarks- 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
Historic District: Ladies Mile
Keywords: Mansard roof, window, balcony, ornament, cast iron
Description: Corner detail of the cast-iron building at 621 6th Avenue
Designation Report V1 V2
The Drive to the Protect the Ladies’ Mile District
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