Edward Ridley & Sons Department Store Buildings

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

315-317 Grand Street and 319-321 Grand Street

ARCHITECT: Paul F. Schoen

DATE: 1886

STYLE: Art Deco

Art Deco Lower East Side Manhattan

The Edward Ridley & Sons Department Store Buildings were once part of the largest department store on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. The store was founded by Edward Ridley in 1848. Over the next three decades the business grew by converting mostly residential buildings along the south side of Grand Street and the east side of Allen Street.  Its design incorporates simple Art Deco style details.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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