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Learn more about John Jacob Astor’s Haughwout Building.
If you walk along Broadway from Canal to Houston Street, you will see many charming old-fashioned lampposts along the way. They are replicas of Bishops Crook cast iron lampposts that were common in New York City in the early 20th century. Named for the staff carried by high-ranking clerics, a garland motif winds around a […]
Featured countless times in tourism and commercial photography and famously in the opening credits of the hit television show NYPD Blue, the DKNY billboard, one of the first to dot the outskirts of SoHo, became a quasi-New York City landmark.
Everyone who lives or works on the Broadway corridor knows where the Nike SoHo store is located. How could you miss it? But what about the Dancers’ Building? Where is that? Tucked away inside of 537-541 Broadway, the Dancers’ Building has been the home (and many continues today) to be the home of a number […]
It all started with a skirt, hoop skirt to be exact.
Long before P.T. (Phineas Taylor) Barnum (1810 – 1891) founded his famous three-ring circus, he opened an “instructive entertainment” venue called Barnum’s American Museum in 1842 on Broadway at Ann Street.
462 Broadway has a long history on Broadway dating back to the early-19th century.
What do P.T. Barnum, Boss Tweed, and Foursquare have in common?
There was once a time when SoHo was threatened with becoming a victim of the City’s ambitious urban renewal efforts.