E. V. Haughwout Building
notes Venice on Broadway in buff? Not to you and me, but to the architect, the chinaware dealer Haughwout and the shopping public, this was Ruskin's Venice. This emporium devoted to tableware included probably the first commercial Otis elevator, which has since been removed. The store has two cast-iron facades as it is a corner building. It usherd in the city's first fashionable housewares district around Broome Street. The Haughwout Building was built in 1857, designed by architect John Gaynor who was inspired by the San Sorvino Library located on…


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