Buildings in Lower Manhattan - 1895


High view of buildings on Broadway, Lower Manhattan. Trinity Church (left), the American Surety Building (finishing construction), the United States Bank Building, the Union Trust Company Building, the Manhattan Life Building (right), and the Consolidated Exchange Building. Only two buildings still stand today: Trinity Church and the American Surety Building, that incorporates Greek elements such as the Ionic
entrance colonnade and the classical sculptural figures.

Photograph by John S. Johnston, copyright 1895. Source: New-York Historical Society / Metropolitan New York Library Council.


Lower Manhattan


Skyscrapers of NYC




Historic Buildings




An earlier photo (copyright April 18, 1895) by the same photographer, with the American Surety Building under construction.


19th century


Trinity Building


United Bank Building


100 Broadway NY


United Bank Building, corner Wall Street - 1910.


Financial District


Buildings in Lower Manhattan - 1895


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