City Hall Park, New York - 1846


Original title: View of the Park Fountain & City Hall N.Y. , looking northeast from the west side of Broadway. Chatham Street (now Park Row) is on the right.  There is a similar illustration dated 1849 (on the right). Lithograph, hand colored created and published by N. Currier, copyright 1846. Source: Library of Congress.

The New York City Hall opened in 1812. The Croton Fountain was placed in the center of the Park in 1842. The old Lovejoy's Hotel is at 34 Park Row, on the southeast corner of Beekman Street, in front of Brick Church.


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Illustration showing the same site as it was before, in 1837.




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City Hall Park, New York - 1846


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