39 Worth Street Building

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

39 Worth Street

ARCHITECT: Isaac F. Duckworth

DATE: 1866

STYLE: Italianate, Second Empire

Italianate Manhattan Second Empire Tribeca

The 39 Worth Street Building was constructed  for James Smith, a prominent manufacturer of fire engines. It was designed in a transitional style incorporating elements of the Italianate and Second Empire styles. The deep cornice features foliate modillions, a central segmental pediment, four large brackets with pellet molding and lattice work, classically-inspired frieze and scalloped corbel table.  Each story is separated by paneled spandrels and plinths or molded sill course.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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