Hopkins Store

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Hopkins Store
(75 Murray Street)
Hopkins Store 75 Murray Street.jpg
(2013)
Hopkins Store is located in New York City
Hopkins Store
Hopkins Store is located in New York
Hopkins Store
Hopkins Store is located in the US
Hopkins Store
Location 75 Murray Street
Manhattan, New York City
Coordinates 40°42′53″N 74°0′40″W / 40.71472°N 74.01111°W / 40.71472; -74.01111Coordinates: 40°42′53″N 74°0′40″W / 40.71472°N 74.01111°W / 40.71472; -74.01111
Built 1857-58[2][3]
Architect James Bogardus
Architectural style Venetian Renaissance[2]
NRHP Reference # 73001213[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP April 3, 1973
Designated NYCL December 10, 1968

The Hopkins Store at 75 Murray Street between West Broadway and Greenwich Street in the TriBeCa neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, was built in 1857-58 and features a cast-iron facade in the Venetian Renaissance style from the foundry of James Bogardus,[2] one of the earliest[4] of the few remaining facades created by the self-described inventor of cast-iron architecture.[2][5]

The original tenants were Francis and John Hopkins, who had a glassware business.[6] Beginning c.1920 the building was the location of Knickerbocker Annunciator, a supplier of elevator traveling cable, electronic cable, and annunciators.

The building was converted to residential use in 1994-95, at which time it was restored.[2]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b c d e New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission; Dolkart, Andrew S. (text); Postal, Matthew A. (text) (2009), Postal, Matthew A., ed., Guide to New York City Landmarks (4th ed.), New York: John Wiley & Sons, ISBN 978-0-470-28963-1 , p.24
  3. ^ White, Norval; Willensky, Elliot & Leadon, Fran (2010), AIA Guide to New York City (5th ed.), New York: Oxford University Press, ISBN 9780195383867 , p.60
  4. ^ nyc-architecture.com
  5. ^ Lash, Stephen S. (October 1971). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: 75 Murray Street". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-02-01.  See also: "Accompanying photo". 
  6. ^ Gray, Christopher. "75 Murray Street; Bought for Its Site, the Rundown Loft Is a Gem"/ New York Times (October 30, 1994)

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