Union Square - about 1900


Union Square looking north. Vintage photo published by Detroit Publishing Co., between 1900 (when Parker Building was completed) and 1901, when this photo was recorded in the Detroit Publishing Co. catalogue. George Washington monument, dedicated in 1856, is in the foreground. It is the oldest monument in New York. Park Avenue South (then Fourth Avenue), in the background. Everett House, on the corner of 4th Avenue, opened in 1853 and the building was demolished in 1908. Union Square Hotel in on the right. Source (photo): Library of Congress.

More: enlargement of the buildings on Union Square East



Antique photos of NYC




Union Square




Antique photographs




Enlargement of buildings in the background. Jackson Building, completed in 1892, is in the center. On the left, the Dominick and Haff, makers of wares in sterling silver. They began in New York in 1872. In 1884 the firm removed to the building at the corner of Broadway, 17th St. and Union Square. The company was sold to Reed & Barton in 1928.


 Union Square East

Enlargement of the buildings on the right.


The Howard Sterling Co. occupied the 860 Broadway building for the New York salesrooms, since 1894 or before.


Union Place


Union Square - about 1900


12-story Parker Building, completed in 1900 and destroyed by fire in 1908.


Union Park NY


Panorama NYC


Everett House


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Forth Avenue


Union Square NY

Union Square, Broadway, east side - 1899.