1 Wall Street and Empire Building

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    1 Wall Street (left): hot-cha Art Deco skyscraper. Ralph Walker, 1921. Now home to The Bank of New York.

    Empire Building (right): Francis Kimball, 1898. Was the home to U.S. Steel for three-quarters of a century. Now (of course) it's apartments.

    I say a little more about the Empire Building on my landmarks blog.

    National Register Numbers
    Empire Building: 83004643 (New York County, New York)
    Wall Street Historic District: 07000063 (New York County, New York)

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    1. zoom in tight 80 months ago | reply

      Great perspective.

    2. Canadian Pacific 76 months ago | reply

      Wow, Epicharmus, you know the history of these buildings exceptionally well!

    3. epicharmus 76 months ago | reply

      Oh, I dunno. By necessity I have to crib a lot from local architecture guides. But nonetheless thank you!

    4. ribizlifozelek 74 months ago | reply

      Great capture!

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    6. George Donnelly 62 months ago | reply

      Thanks for sharing. Very nice.

    7. ohthatheidi 50 months ago | reply

      Very cool photo. Used it in an article about how buildings use energy. Thanks!

    8. RumpledElf 35 months ago | reply

      Hi, I've used this photo too - photographicdictionary.com/b/building so another big thanks from me!

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