Bowery Bank of New York Building

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

124 Bowery

ARCHITECT: York & Sawyer

DATE: 1900-02

STYLE: Beaux-Arts

Beaux-Arts Lower East Side Manhattan

Designated 6/26/2012

This building  is the earliest surviving work by the architectural firm of York & Sawyer in New York City.  It is flanked on both sides by the Bowery Savings Bank, a designated Landmark that was constructed in 1893-95.  The straightforward monumentality of the Bowery Bank expressed its function as a modern place of work, with business offices on the upper four floors. The white marble elevations incorporate features associated with the City Beautiful movement and the Beaux Art style, including a rusticated base, segmental-arched windows, and a substantial fourth-story cornice embellished with copper cresting that aligns with its neighbor.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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