Old New York Times Building - 1871


The New York Times Building in front of the Printing House Square, seen from the City Hall Park, with the old Tribune Building, on the left, and the Evening Mail in the back. Illustration from the book New York and its Institutions, 1609-1871. by Rev. John Francis Richmond, 1871.

The monument to Benjamin Franklin, unveiled on January 17, 1872, is not in the illustration. The New York Times Building, the most prominent edifice on the square, was completed in 1858, on the northern part of the site of the old Brick Presbyterian Church. The adjoining World Building was erected on the southern part. It also housed the Scientific American and the Observer.

The Times Building, at 41 Park Row, housed the headquarters of O Novo Mundo, a periodical published in Portuguese by J.C. Rodrigues, from 1870 to 1879. It also housed the George P. Powell & Co. 's American Newspaper Advertising Agency, The Examiner and other offices.


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