319 Broadway Building

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

319 Broadway

ARCHITECT: D. & J. Jardine

DATE: 1869-70

Italianate Manhattan Tribeca

319 Broadway Building is a distinguished Italianate-style building and the survivor of the mirror-image cast-iron pair at 317 and 319 Broadway. It was designed by the firm of D. & J. Jardine, specialists in residential and commercial buildings. The building graphically illustrates the transformation of lower Broadway in the 19th century from a residential boulevard with related institutional uses to the city’s commercial center. The cast iron of the facade was manufactured by Danniel D. Badger’s prominent New York firm, the Architectural Iron Works.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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