The six-story Dreicer building on Fifth Avenue at the corner of 53rd Street in 1922.

The six-story Dreicer building on Fifth Avenue at the corner of 53rd Street in 1922.

1906 - NEWSPAPER ROW - City Hall stands in front of Newspaper Row - the former publishing headquarters of The World (left), The Tribune (center) and The Times (right) in downtown Manhattan.  Behind The New York Times building is the American Tract Society, a publisher of religious books.

1906 - NEWSPAPER ROW - City Hall stands in front of Newspaper Row - the former publishing headquarters of The World (left), The Tribune (center) and The Times (right) in downtown Manhattan. Behind The New York Times building is the American Tract Society, a publisher of religious books.

The Biltmore Hotel, shown in 1913, was almost as much a landmark as its sibling Grand Central Terminal.

The Biltmore Hotel, Long-Gone Rendezvous

The Biltmore Hotel, shown in 1913, was almost as much a landmark as its sibling Grand Central Terminal.

New York Cotton Exchange Building Southeast corner of Beaver Street and William Street. New York, NY, USA, circa 1890

New York Cotton Exchange Building Southeast corner of Beaver Street and William Street. New York, NY, USA, circa 1890

The Madison Avenue end of the New York and Harlem Railroad depot, Fourth Avenue and 26th Street, in the 1880s. By then, the complex had become the first Madison Square Garden.

Before There Was a ‘Grand’ in Central

The Madison Avenue end of the New York and Harlem Railroad depot, Fourth Avenue and 26th Street, in the 1880s. By then, the complex had become the first Madison Square Garden.

John D. Rockefeller Jr.’s building, similar to the Dreicer building, at Fifth Avenue and 54th Street about 1928; the corner house was being demolished for the Rockefeller building’s second half.

The Fred Goat Building and a Vanderbilt Neighbor

John D. Rockefeller Jr.’s building, similar to the Dreicer building, at Fifth Avenue and 54th Street about 1928; the corner house was being demolished for the Rockefeller building’s second half.

New York World Building - built 1890 ตึกนิวยอร์กเวิลด์  คือ ตึกระฟ้าแห่งหนึ่งในนครนิวยอร์ก สหรัฐอเมริกา ซึ่งเป็นตึกระฟ้ารุ่นแรกๆ ที่ออกแบบโดยจอร์จ บราวน์ โพสต์ (George B. Post) และเป็นที่ตั้งของหนังสือพิมพ์ "เดอะนิวยอร์กเวิลด์" ซึ่งปัจจุบันเลิกกิจการไปแล้ว

New York World Building - built 1890 ตึกนิวยอร์กเวิลด์ คือ ตึกระฟ้าแห่งหนึ่งในนครนิวยอร์ก สหรัฐอเมริกา ซึ่งเป็นตึกระฟ้ารุ่นแรกๆ ที่ออกแบบโดยจอร์จ บราวน์ โพสต์ (George B. Post) และเป็นที่ตั้งของหนังสือพิมพ์ "เดอะนิวยอร์กเวิลด์" ซึ่งปัจจุบันเลิกกิจการไปแล้ว

New York City: Metropolitan Opera House 1902 The first Metropolitan Opera House was opened on October 22 1883, nicknamed “The Yellow Brick Brewery” for its industrial looking exterior, it was gutted by fire in 1892. In 1903 the interior of the opera house was extensively redesigned by the architects Carrère and Hastings. The old Met closed on April 16, 1966, having failed to obtain landmark building status, it was demolished in 1967

New York City: Metropolitan Opera House 1902 The first Metropolitan Opera House was opened on October 22 1883, nicknamed “The Yellow Brick Brewery” for its industrial looking exterior, it was gutted by fire in 1892. In 1903 the interior of the opera house was extensively redesigned by the architects Carrère and Hastings. The old Met closed on April 16, 1966, having failed to obtain landmark building status, it was demolished in 1967

City Hall Park : view taken from Murray Street ; the World Building rear of City Hall. (1910)

City Hall Park : view taken from Murray Street ; the World Building rear of City Hall. (1910)

Operations Department of the Western Union Telegraph Building - America's Gilded Age era, in NYC - c.1875. ~ {cwl} ~ (Image: Early Office Museum)

Operations Department of the Western Union Telegraph Building - America's Gilded Age era, in NYC - c.1875. ~ {cwl} ~ (Image: Early Office Museum)

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