Broadway, New York City about 1835


Illustration showing Broadway, looking south from City Hall Park. St. Paul's Chapel is on the right and Trinity Church is in the distance. Engraved by Samuel Davenport (1783–1867) and published in London by Thomas Kelly (ca. 1795-ca. 1841). Source: New York Public Library. About the same buildings are shown in the Panorama of New York City by Robert Burford, published in 1834.

The first franchise for supplying the City of New York with gas was granted in 1823.

Below, enlargement of buildings in Lower Broadway, including the second temple of Trinity Church, the old Grace Church and the six-story Adelphi Hotel, in Bowling Green.


Nineteeth Century Broadway


Old City of New York



New York City 19th century





Trinity Church


Buildings 19th Century


St. Paul's Chapel


New York NY


NY Nineteenth Century


Broadway NY


Bowling Green 1845

Before the Great Fire. Adelphi Hotel is on the right.


Trinity Church


Old New York


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Broadway NY 19th Century


Broadway, New York City about 1835


Old City New York