Stewart's Hotel for Working Women (New York, N.Y.)
Stewart's Hotel for Working Women was commissioned by the wealthy merchant, A.T. Stewart. The hotel opened in 1877 to provide safe housing for the influx of working women into the city. It was soon reopened as a regular hotel in 1878 and renamed...
A four story retail and residential building which was the future site of Gimbels Department store. Signage indicating that the storefront is occupied by a business named "McDonald's". On the roof is a billboard partially illegible which reads...
Slums--New York (State)--New York--History--19th century.
"Fever Nests" refers to areas of the city, usually tenements, in which typhus fever, typhoid fever and smallpox flourished. Image shows Civil War era slums with animals in the streets and an industrial smoke stack in the background spewing smoke.
A corner-facing exterior view of the classical nine-story structure with horse drawn carriages and pedestrians at curbside. It was designed by Stanford White of McKim, Mead & White in the style of a Florentine palazzo.
Exterior north view of 6th Avenue from 32nd Street, including view of Gimbels department store and Greeley Square. Depicts cars, trucks and pedestrians. Inscription: Signed by architect Oliver Whitwell Wilson, 1902