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90-94 Maiden Lane. New York City Designated Landmark. . Long associated with the Roosevelt family, which had a store at 94 Maiden Lane as early as 1796, this structure, designed by Charles Wright, incorporates a mercantile building erected for J…
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203 Front Street. Built 1815, Remodeled 1882-83. . Built for a grocer a few years after nearby Schermerhorn Row, No. 203 was - with its neighbor No. 204 - extensively remodeled in the 1880s to become a waterfront hotel, one of the many scattered…
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206 Front Street. Built 1780s, Remodeled 1880. . Built in the late 1790s remodeled a century later, No. 206 Front Street was the location of the Howell family businesses for well over 100 years. It first served as a grocery, providing staples su…
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170-6 John Street, 86 South Street. New York City Landmark Building. . One of the finest and most impressive structures in the South Street Seaport Historic District, this stately building, a designated New York City Landmark, was erected in 184…
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55 Wall Street. New York City Designated Landmark. . 55 Wall Street was designed by prominent Boston Architect Isaiah Rogers and constructed between 1836 and 1842. The fa├žade of the original four-story, Greek Revival style building features tw…
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John Street . . Named in honor of John Harpendingh, a tanner whose homestead was situated at the corner of Maiden Lane and Broadway. . . He was a public-spirited citizen who owned considerable land in this vicinity - a portion of which he bequ…
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People looking south towards Brooklyn from bridge in 1883 were treated to a spectacular view. 135 feet below them dozens of ferries, looking like toy boats, crisscrossed the East River, taking passengers to and from Manhattan. Along the busy water…
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Brooklyn, first settled by the Dutch in the 1630s, was incorporated as a city in 1834. During the nineteenth century it gradually absorbed the nearby towns of Williamsburgh, Bushwick, New Lots, Flatbush, Gravesend, New Utrecht and Flatlands, and g…
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Considered one of the greatest triumphs of nineteenth-century engineering when it opened in May, 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge was built to provide a suitable all-weather link between the then independent and rapidly growing cities of New York and Bro…
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Peking was launched in 1911 at Hamburg, Germany by the Blohm & Voss shipyard. She was owned by the F. Laeisz Company of that port, who used here to carry fuel and manufactured goods to the West Coast of South America, around Cape Horn, and return …
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