City Investment Building, Broadway and Cortlandt Street - 1909

 

View of the old City Investment Bldg, on Broadway and Cortlandt Street, looking southwest. Singer Building, completed in 1908, is the tallest skyscraper in the background. Photograph by Irving Underhill, copyrighted 1909, from Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

The City Investment Building, designed by Francis H. Kimball, was completed in 1908. It was 32 stories high (486 feet) on Broadway and 33 stories high on Church Street. The address 165 Broadway was home to the headquarters of the City Investing Company. The building was demolished about 1968. Today the site is occupied by the One Liberty Plaza, completed in 1972.

 

City Investment Building

 

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The old six-story Gilsey Building, completed in 1854, was on the southwest corner of Broadway and Cortlandt Street.

 

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City Investment Building, Broadway and Cortlandt Street - 1909

 

39 - Buildings in the East Side of Broadway, from Liberty Street.

 

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