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E. V. Haughwout & Company Building, 488-492 Broadway, New York, New York County, NY



B&W Photos

HB873181
Historic American Buildings Survey, Cervin Robinson, Photographer August 1970, Exterior From Southwest.

HB873182
Historic American Buildings Survey, Cervin Robinson, Photographer March 1967, Cornice And Top Floor Detail From South.

HB873183
Historic American Buildings Survey, Cervin Robinson, Photographer March 1967, Detail Of Broome Street Facade.

HB873184
Historic American Buildings Survey, Cervin Robinson, Photographer August 1970, Entrance Vestibule From Northeast.

HB873185
Historic American Buildings Survey, Cervin Robinson, Photographer August 1970, Detail Of Monogram Of Entrance Vestibule.

HB873186
Historic American Buildings Survey, Cervin Robinson, Photographer August 1970, Ground Floor Capital And Stamped Ceiling Detail.

HB873187
Historic American Buildings Survey, Cervin Robinson, Photographer August 1970, Ground Floor-elevator Front.

HB873188
Historic American Buildings Survey, Cervin Robinson, Photographer August 1970, Second Floor Elevator Door.

HB873189
Historic American Buildings Survey, Cervin Robinson, Photographer August 1970, Clock Case Behind Facade Clock.

HB873190
Historic American Buildings Survey, Cervin Robinson, Photographer August 1970, Subcellar Capital.


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Item Title


Location
488-492 Broadway, New York, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NY-5459
Building/structure dates: 1857 initial construction
Significance: Built in 1857, the E.V. Haughwout & Company Store is architecturally one of the most important of New York's cast iron buildings. The architect, John P. Gaynore, used cast iron in the design for an elegant and monumental structure for a firm selling china, crystal, and silver

Subjects
Commercial Facilities


Related Names
Gaynor, John P.
Badger, Daniel


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey, Cervin Robinson, Photographer August 1970, EXTERIOR FROM SOUTHWEST.
2. Historic American Buildings Survey, Cervin Robinson, Photographer March 1967, CORNICE AND TOP FLOOR DETAIL FROM SOUTH.
3. Historic American Buildings Survey, Cervin Robinson, Photographer March 1967, DETAIL OF BROOME STREET FACADE.
4. Historic American Buildings Survey, Cervin Robinson, Photographer August 1970, ENTRANCE VESTIBULE FROM NORTHEAST.
5. Historic American Buildings Survey, Cervin Robinson, Photographer August 1970, DETAIL OF MONOGRAM OF ENTRANCE VESTIBULE.
6. Historic American Buildings Survey, Cervin Robinson, Photographer August 1970, GROUND FLOOR CAPITAL AND STAMPED CEILING DETAIL.
7. Historic American Buildings Survey, Cervin Robinson, Photographer August 1970, GROUND FLOOR-ELEVATOR FRONT.
8. Historic American Buildings Survey, Cervin Robinson, Photographer August 1970, SECOND FLOOR ELEVATOR DOOR.
9. Historic American Buildings Survey, Cervin Robinson, Photographer August 1970, CLOCK CASE BEHIND FACADE CLOCK.
10. Historic American Buildings Survey, Cervin Robinson, Photographer August 1970, SUBCELLAR CAPITAL.


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