Bowling Green - 1939


Bowling Green in 1939, as seen from the U.S. Custom House, after reforms in the late 1930s. In 1939, New York hosted a World's Fair for the first time. The fountain was removed, the Abraham de Peyster Monument remained in the historic Park. Photograph by Wurts Brothers. Source: New York Public Library.

A new 29 Broadway Building, constructed in 1930-1931, replaced the old Columbia Building. The Bowling Green Offices Building, completed in 1898 at 11 Broadway, is on the left. Cunard Building is on the southwest corner of Morris Street.


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