Madison Avenue and the Towers - Early Twentieth Century

 

Towers in Madison Avenue, between 1909 and 1911, when the Pullman Building was completed at 17 Madison Avenue (not in this photo). Photograph by Detroit Publishing Co. Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

The Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower, completed in 1909 at West 24th Street, was the tallest building in the world until 1913, when it was surpassed by Woolworth Building. Hotel Seville (James NoMad Hotel) is on the right. The Madison Square Garden, its second building, from 1890 to 1925, is at the northeast corner of Madison Square.

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