Broadway from Trinity Church - 1872

 

Broadway, looking north from Trinity Church steeple. The building on the left, in the foreground, is the Old Trinity Building, erected in 1853. On the right, it is shown two of the early skyscrapers in New York City: the Equitable Life Building, completed in 1870, and the Old Mutual Life Building, completed about 1872.

Illustration by Asa Coolidge Warren (1819-1904), engraved by Augustus F. Kinnersley and published in June 15, 1872. Original title: A glimpse of New York from Trinity Church steeple. Source: New York Public Library.

 

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Copyright © Geographic Guide - Old NYC, 19th century.

 

 

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Opposite view from St. Paul's Chapel.

 

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About the same view in 1903.

 

 

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Broadway from Trinity Church - 1872