Buildings on Broadway at Worth Square - about 1911


This image is a fragment of a larger photo showing Fifth Avenue Building, at 200 Fifth Avenue, and surroundings. The photograph was taken from 23dr Street, south of Madison Square Park, between about 1911 (when the sign "Hoffman House" was placed in the façade of the hotel) and April 1912, when the Hoffman House's Moorish wing, on the corner of 25th Street, was demolished.

The Albemarle Hotel, on the corner 24th Street, opened in 1860 and closed in 1915. The original Hoffman House, at 1111 Broadway, opened in 1864, expanded twice in 1894 and in 1907, and closed in 1915. Both hotels on Madison Square West were demolished the same year.

Worth Monument, dedicated in 1857, is on the right. The old Worth House, behind the monument opened about 1858. It was home of the New York Club in the 1870s, became the Madison Square Bank Building, in 1888, and home of the Berlitz School of Languages. About 1918, it was replaced by the six-story office building, now Porcelanosa Building. Continue below...


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The 12-story Townsend Building, completed in 1897, is on the northwest corner of 25th Street, at 1123 Broadway. The St James Building, on the southwest corner of 26th Street, completed in 1896-1898, is on the site of the old St James Hotel, was built in 1857.


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Buildings on Broadway at Worth Square - about 1911


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