Park Row - about 1927


View of Park Row from the old Post Office Building, City Hall Park, about 1927. Source: New York Edison Company, Photographic views of New York City, from the collections of the New York Public Library.

The City Hall, opened 1812, is to the left and the Municipal Building is behind it. Brooklyn Bridge terminal is in the center (demolished in 1935.). The World Building, once the tallest building in the world, was demolished in 1955. The Tribune Building (demolished in 1966) is on the right, facing Printing House Square with the Benjamin Franklin statue, at the junction of Nassau and Spruce streets. The former New York Times Building, at 41 Park Row, is on the right. The newspaper moved to Times Square in 1904.


Park Row


Park Row




Pulitzer Building


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Historic Buildings


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City Hall Park


World Building


41 Park Row


Park Row NYC


Park Row - about 1927


Municipal Building






City Hall