New York City Historic Buildings



Historic Buildings


Old City of New York





Historic Buildings seen from Wall Street to Trinity Church, on Broadway. From left to right: The Drexel Building, corner of Broad and Wall streets, demolished in 1913. The Wilks Building, demolished about 1920. The Gillender Building on the northwest corner of Wall Street and Nassau Street, demolished in 1910. The Sub-Treasury Building (Federal Hall), corner of Nassau and Wall streets. The Assay Office Building, demolished in 1915 (vintage postcard published by Success Postal Card Co. about 1910).



29 Broadway, corner Morris St.

Algonquin Hotel, a landmark at 44th St.

Allerton House at 143 East 39th Street

Allerton House for Women, Lexington Avenue

American International Building

American Surety Building, 100 Broadway

American Tract Society Building

Ansonia Apartment Hotel, 2109 Broadway

Barbizon Hotel for Women, Lexington Avenue

Barbizon Plaza Hotel, Central Park South

Benjamin Hotel, Lexington Avenue at 50th Street

Borough Hall, Brooklyn

Borough Hall Staten Island

Botanical Garden Museum, Bronx

Bowery Savings Bank, 130 Bowery

Brick Church, Park Avenue and 91st Street

Castle Garden, Battery Park

Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 112th St.

Central Presbyterian Church

Chapel St. Cornelius the Centurion

Chemists' Club, 52 East 41st Street

Chrysler Building

Church of the Holy Trinity, East 88th St.

Church of the Transfiguration, E 29th St.

Church Missions House, 281 Park Ave.

New York City Hall

Corbin Building, 192 Broadway

Custom House, Bowling Green

Dakota Apartments, Upper West Side

Decker Building, Union Square

Delmonico’s Restaurant, 56 Beaver Street

Empire Building, 71 Broadway

Empire State Building

Exchange Court Building, 52 Broadway

Federal Hall, old Sub-Treasury, Wall Street

Federal Courthouse, 40 Centre Street

Flatiron Building, 5th Avenue & Broadway

Fort Jay, Governors Island

Forty-Two Broadway, Financial District

Forty Wall Street

Fraternity Clubs Building, Murray Hill

Fraunces Tavern, 54 Pearl Street

Germania Life, 201 Park Avenue South

Gilsey House, Broadway at W 29th Street

Gotham Hotel, Fifth Avenue and 55th St.

Grace Church, Broadway at East 10th Street

Grand Central Post Office, Lexington Avenue

Grand Hotel, Broadway at West 31st St.

Hampshire House, 150 Central Park South

Harlem Alhambra Auditorium

Harriman Building, 29 Broadway

Heckscher Building, 5th Avenue at W 57th St.

Holland House, 276 Fifth Avenue

Hotel Chelsea, 222 West 23rd Street

Hotel Commodore, 109 East 42nd Street

Hotel McAlpin, Broadway near Herald Square

Hotel Martinique, Broadway, W 32nd Street

Hotel Pennsylvania, Seventh Avenue, 32nd St.

Hotel Pierre, 5th Avenue, E 61st Street

Hudson Building, 32 Broadway

Immigrant Station on Ellis Island

Jefferson Market Courthouse, 6th Avenue

Knickerbocker Hotel, Broadway, 42nd St.

Knickerbocker Trust Building, 5th Avenue

Leonard Building, 350 Broadway

London Terrace, 9th Avenue, Chelsea

Marble Collegiate Church, 5th Ave. at 29th St.

Macy's Department Store, Herald Square

Mills & Gibb Building, Park Avenue South

Morgan Guaranty Trust Building, Wall St.

Municipal Building, facing City Hall Park

New York Athletic Club, Central Park South

New York Central Building, Park Avenue

New York Life Insurance Co. Building

New York Public Library, 5th Avenue

New York Stock Exchange

New York University, Bronx

New Yorker Hotel, at 481 Eighth Avenue

NY Times Building, Park Row

NY Times Building, Times Square

Park Row Building

Plaza Hotel, Grand Army Plaza

Plymouth Church, Brooklyn

Rockefeller Center

Ritz Tower, Park Avenue & East 57th St.

Riverside Baptist Church, 122nd Street

St. Denis Hotel, Broadway at East 11th Street

St. George's Episcopal Church, East 16th St.

St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery, 11th St.

St. Moritz Hotel, Central Park South

St. Patrick's Cathedral, Fifth Avenue

St. Paul's Chapel, Broadway

St. Regis Hotel, 5th Avenue & East 55th Street

Sailors' Snug Harbor, Staten Island

Shelton Hotel, 525 Lexington Avenue

Sherry-Netherland, 5th Avenue and 59th St.

Silk Exchange Building, 487 Broadway

Surrogate’s Court, former Hall of Records

Title Guarantee & Trust Building, Broadway

Trinity Building, Broadway

Trinity Church, Broadway

United States Realty Building, Broadway

Vanderbilt Hotel, Park Avenue & East 34th St.

Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, Park Avenue

Washington Building, Bowling Green

Western Union Building, 60 Hudson Street

West Side YMCA, West 63rd Street

Winslow Hotel, Madison Avenue

Woolworth Building, Broadway


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NYC Skyscrapers


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Churches NY


Saint Patrick Cathedral



Flatiron images


New York 18th century



Chrysler Building images


Lost Buildings



Municipal Building


Historical maps NYC


Both Sides of Broadway



Columbia University


Plaza Hotel


American International Building


New York 17th century


Ellis Island


Empire State Building


The Empire State Building, then the world's tallest building, and the Brick Church on Fifth Avenue. That second temple of Brick Church was demolished in 1938 and the Church moved to the present temple in Park Avenue. Vintage postcard (image © B.B.), published by Manhattan Card Publishing Co.



Woolworth Building



Blair Building NY


Grace Church


Theater NYC


Washington Building


American Surety Building


Murray Hill

East 39th Street.


Trinity Church



United Nations Buildings




New York City 19th century


Ritz Tower


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