359 Broadway Building

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

359 Broadway

ARCHITECT: Field & Correja

DATE: 1852

STYLE: Italianate

Italianate Manhattan Tribeca

The 359 Broadway Building is a distinguished early Italianate stone-fronted commercial building constructed in 1852, at a time when this section of Broadway was the city’s most prestigious shopping area, containing a number of fashionable daguerreotype studios. It is an important and unusual example of the Italianate style with distinctive and varied window openings and abundant ornament blending elements from several sources.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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