Lord & Taylor Store

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

901 Broadway

ARCHITECT: James H. Giles

DATE: 1869-70

STYLE: French Second Empire

East Village French Second Empire Manhattan

The Former Lord & Taylor Building is an impressive cast-iron structure handsomely designed in the French Second Empire style by the architect James H. Giles. It was constructed with the most up-to-date materials of the time, cast iron and glass, which were particularly suited to the design of commercial buildings. Its picturesque corner tower with tall mansard roof gives the building a highly distinctive and striking character.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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