Now the busiest crossing in New York and a great hotel center. The tower is the old Broadway Tabernacle where the much beloved Dr. Taylor preached until his death. The site was later occupied by the Hotel McAlpin.
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.