Buildings and Traffic on Park Row - 1916


Photograph shows streetcars and street scenes on Park Row with City Hall Park, Post Office and Courthouse and the Woolworth Building, looking south. The area on the left was known as Printing House Square, in the mid-19th century, where we can see the Ernst Plassman's statue of Benjamin Franklin.

Photo created / published: 1916. Source: Library of Congress.


Park Row buildings


Antique photos of NYC




Street scene


Park Row NY old



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Park Row old


Park Row



Telephone and Telegraph Building at 195 Broadway.



Enlargement of street scene from the photo above. The statue of Benjamin Franklin was unveiled in January 1872.


City Hall Park



Woolworth Building


New York Times Building


Park Row



Post Office


Woolworth Building

(completed in 1913)








Buildings and Traffic on Park Row - 1916


Enlargement of the photo on the top. Streetcars and people on Park Row, with Broadway in the background.


Park Row NYC












St. Paul's Chapel