American Express Building on West Side Broadway - 1910

 

The old 5-story American Express Building at 63 to 65 Broadway. It was erected in the early 19th century and became the American Express' headquarters in 1874. The company bought the building in 1902 and constructed a 21-story skyscraper on the site in 1916/1917.

Photograph published in 1910 in the book Both Sides of Broadway from Bowling Green to Central Park.

 

American Express

 

Antique photos of Broadway

 

 

 

Both Sides of Broadway

 

 

 

 

Copyright © Geographic Guide - Old photographs of City of New York.

 

 

Exchange Alley

15 - Buildings at 57, 50 and 61 Broadway. Exchange Alley is on the left.

 

Lower Broadway

We can see, in this photo, the site of the American Express Building after its demolition.

 

Empire Building

Empire Building, at 71 and 73 Broadway, corner Rector Street. The American Express Building is to the left.

 

Antique photographs

 

American Express Building on West Side Broadway - 1910