Park Row Buildings - 1954


Photograph shows an view along Park Row, which runs along City Hall Park (to the right), the Benjamin Franklin statue can be made out towards the center of the photograph, in the old Printing House Square at the junction of Nassau and Spruce streets. Photograph by Angelo Rizzuto (1906-1967), dated June 1954. Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

Some of the NYC's early skyscrapers are shown in the picture, from the World Building (demolished in 1955), on the left, once the tallest building in the world, the Tribune, the American Tract Society building, located at 150 Nassau Street, the New York Times Building, at 41 Park Row, adjoining the Potter Building.

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