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ID: 29
Name: 41 Worth Street
Address: 41 Worth Street, between West Broadway and Church Street
Block and Lot: Block: 176 Lot: 10
Neighborhood: Lower Manhattan
Date: c. 1864 or 1866
Original Use: Commercial
Original Owner: Philo L. Mills or Samuel and Abraham Wood
Foundry: Daniel D. Badger's Architectural Iron Works
Style: Italianate
Other Information: The Landmarks Preservation Commission held a public hearing on the designation of this building in 1989, but no action has been taken on the proposed designation. Gayle (p. 21) dates building to 1864; Landmarks Preservation Commission dates building to 1866. Listed in 1865 Badger catalogue, but as a store front. One of a group of important buildings, along with the Cary Building at 105-107 Chambers Street, 147 West Broadway, and 75 Murray Street, with cast-iron facades designed to resemble rusticated stone. Notable use of rope moldings between floors and around windows; cornice with lion heads.
Sources: Architectural Iron Works, Illustrations of Iron Architecture (1865), 33; Gayle, 20-21; New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, 41 Worth Street hearing.
Status Update: LPC Hearing 1989
NY Metro Victorian Society of America