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ID: 31
Name: 39-41 East 13th Street
Address: 39-41 East 13th Street, between University Place and Broadway
Block and Lot: Block: 565 Lot: 2
Neighborhood: Union Square/14th Street
Date: 1873 (NB 528-1873)
Original Use: Commercial
Original Owner: John A. Hadden
Foundry: Aetna Iron Works
Style: Italianate
Other Information: Built as a first-class store; Hadden also commissioned 104-106 West 14th Street from William Field & Son; both buildings have unusual cusps at top of window enframements; the architectural firm also designed 134-140 Grand Street (see). Although not known for its cast-iron buildings, William Field & Son designed a number of exceptionally fine buildings, including rowhouses, factories, and Alfred Treadway White's model tenements in Brooklyn (with iron balconies). Three-story addition built in c. 2007-08 and designed by architect Philip Wu.
Status Update:
NY Metro Victorian Society of America