Wall and Hanover Building

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Wall and Hanover Building
Wall and Hanover Building is located in New York City
Wall and Hanover Building
Location 63 Wall Street, Manhattan, New York, New York
Coordinates 40°42′20″N 74°0′31″W / 40.70556°N 74.00861°W / 40.70556; -74.00861Coordinates: 40°42′20″N 74°0′31″W / 40.70556°N 74.00861°W / 40.70556; -74.00861
Built 1929
Architect Delano & Aldrich
Architectural style Classical Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 05001288[1]
Added to NRHP November 16, 2005

The Wall and Hanover Building located at 63 Wall Street in New York City was built in 1929. It was designed by architects Delano & Aldrich and has 37 floors.

The building was built, owned and occupied as the headquarters of Brown Brothers & Co., a merchant bank that became Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., a private bank, by merger in 1931. BBH continued to occupy the building, then known as 59 Wall Street, until 2003 when it moved to 140 Broadway. BBH established a family of mutual funds in 1983 and named it after the building, as "59 Wall Street Funds". That fund family was later renamed "BBH Funds" in 2002 when the company made plans to relocate its headquarters.[2]

In 2003 and 2004, the building was converted to residential rental apartments by Metro Loft Management. The leasing company rebranded the building as The Crest, named for the ornate circular depictions on the outside of the building, and began using the address 63 Wall Street. The ground floor of the building is now retail space, including the United States Post Office for zip code 10005.

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 16, 2005.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Brown Brothers Harriman's 59 Wall Street Funds Renamed BBH Funds". 2002-03-08. Retrieved 2009-04-23. 

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The 59 Wall Street banking entrance in 2008, now transformed into retail