American Bank Note Company

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

70 Broad Street

ARCHITECT: Kirby, Petit & Green

DATE: 1907-08

STYLE: Neo-Classical

Lower Manhattan Manhattan Neo-Classical

This small building was designed as a freestanding structure amid increasing numbers of skyscrapers to symbolize the company’s importance in its field. This building was built to keep the American Bank Note Company’s administrative and sales offices near New York’s main financial institutions during a company restructuring.  The building’s neo-Classical style, with oversized columns and continuous window bays, continue to give it a distinctive appearance and presence in this area of Lower Manhattan.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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