A spatial interface to twenty essays on the objects and themes of the exhibit as well as the objects and landmarks
The important landmarks that stood at this important Broadway intersection over time and by site
A look at the technical processes along with the men and women who made all these cultural commodities in New York
Important institutions gave Broadway & Ann great visibility and numerous visitors.
Locals and tourists alike made their way to P.T. Barnum’s American Museum. The attraction also drew considerable attention in the mid-nineteenth century visual record.
The Astor House (opened as the Park Hotel in 1836) was the most famous and luxurious hotel of its time.
Manhattan’s oldest building in continuous use, St Paul’s was established as the “uptown” chapel of Trinity Church.