A glorious 1914 tower symbolizes the united city — Ephemeral New York

Manhattan in the late 19th century was running out of space—government office space, to be precise. City Hall, which had been home to New York’s officials and agencies since 1812, was bursting at the seams by the middle of the Gilded Age. In the 1880s, it was clear that the expanding city of more than […]

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