Manhattan Landmarks-West Chelsea

West Chelsea

The West Chelsea historic district was home to many  prestigious industrial firms during much of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries including, The Otis Elevator Company, the Cornell Iron Works, the John Williams Ornamental Bronze and Iron Works, and the Reynolds Metal Company. The district has approximately 30 structures in total dating from 1885 to 1930. Designated July 15, 2008


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Borough: Manhattan

Historic District: West Chelsea

Keywords: rowhouse, tenements, fire escape

Description: industrial, round-arch entry, brick

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