The Potter Building

The Potter Building, completed in 1886, is still one of the most outstanding buildings across from City Hall Park. It’s officially a NYC landmark. Orlando Potter, who footed the bill for this office building, was so enamored by the red terracotta façade used by the architects that he started his own terracotta company. Nowadays, the building, like so many other old buildings in Lower Manhattan, is residential. Please follow and like us:

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City Hall Park and South Street Seaport Tour

City Hall Park and South Street Seaport Tour No one can miss a visit to the Brooklyn Bridge, day or night, but there are two areas close to it that get bypassed by most tourists: City Hall Park and South Street Seaport. City Hall was finished in 1812 and ever since, it’s the only City Hall building in the U.S. that has uninterruptedly been so till the present. There are many New York City landmarks and extraordinary new buildings surrounding the park. The park itself has a long history to talk about. Within a few blocks of the park, we’ll… Read More

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