Old Mansions in Bowling Green


A view of the Kennedy (site of number one Washington Building), John Watts (No.3), Chancellor Livingston (No.5) and John Stevens (No.7) mansions in Bowling Green about the late 18th century. This is the beginning of Broadway. Source: Emmet Collection of Manuscripts Etc. Relating to American History / New York Public Library.

In 1745, Archibald Kennedy (1685-1763) purchased the property of the old tavern, once kept by Pieter Kocks, to build his mansion that became No. 1 Broadway.

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