Landmarks at Broadway & Ann

Important institutions gave Broadway & Ann great visibility and numerous visitors.

Barnum's American Museum

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.

Park Hotel / Astor House

The Astor House (opened as the Park Hotel in 1836) was the most famous and luxurious hotel of its time.

St. Paul's Chapel

Manhattan’s oldest building in continuous use, St Paul’s was established as the “uptown” chapel of Trinity Church.