Tag: Roosevelt

Business of the Month: Cobblestones, 314 East 9th Street

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Building (841) Broadway: A Majestic Terra-Cotta Beauty

It’s been a while since our last Building Broadway post, but that doesn’t mean we’ve stopped admiring all those stunning structures along that oh-so-famous thoroughfare. Today’s feature is 841 Broadway, originally known as the Roosevelt Building when it was constructed

Jacob Riis: The Man Who Showed “How The Other Half Lives”

On May 3, 1849, Jacob August Riis was born in Denmark. At age 21, he immigrated to New York, arriving June 5, 1870. He immediately felt the need to protect himself, and purchased a gun. You may know his name