41 Worth Street Building

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

41 Worth Street

ARCHITECT: Isaac F. Duckworth

DATE: 1865

STYLE: Venetian-inspired Italianate, Cast-iron

Cast-iron Manhattan Tribeca Venetian-inspired Italianate

Designated October 29, 2013

41 Worth Street Building was constructed for Philo Laos Mills a prominent dry goods merchant and founder of Mills & Gibb. It was designed in the Venetian-inspired Italianate style by Isaac F. Duckworth, an architect who designed several store-and-loft buildings in the Tribeca East, Tribeca South, and SoHo-Cast Iron Historic Districts.

The cast-iron facade is intact above the first story and features tiers of single-story arcades with spandrels cast to imitate rusticated masonry, recessed, round-arched fenestration with rope moldings, molded lintels and keystones springing from fluted columns, and a deep cornice with a combination of modillions and brackets with classical motifs.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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