Lafayette Street, SOHO Photos

While Broadway gets the most tourist traffic through SOHO, Lafayette Street one block east has several interesting architectural gems, as it continues up to Copper's Square. Buildings for a block either side of Lafayette are of note as well.

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Puck Building. New York, NY.Facade of Puck Building of NYU. New York, NY.Puck statue by Henry Baerer on Puck Building. New York, NY.Entrance facade of Puck Building of NYU. New York, NY.
Puck Building (1886 & 93) (295-309 Lafayette St.). New York, NY. Style: Romanesque Revival. Architect: Albert Wagner & Herman Wagner. On National Register.Facade of Puck Building of NYU. New York, NY.Puck statue (1885) by Henry Baerer on Puck Building (295 Lafayette St. at Houston). New York, NY.Entrance facade of Puck Building of NYU. New York, NY.
Robbins & Appleton Building. New York, NY.Mansard roofline of Robbins & Appleton Building. New York, NY.Second Empire entrance to Robbins & Appleton Building. New York, NY.Schermerhorn Building. New York, NY.
Robbins & Appleton Building (1880) (1-5 Bond St.). New York, NY. Style: Second Empire. Architect: Stephen Decatur Hatch. On National Register.Mansard roofline of Robbins & Appleton Building. New York, NY.Second Empire entrance to Robbins & Appleton Building. New York, NY.Schermerhorn Building (1889) (376-380 Lafayette St.) (6 floors). New York, NY. Style: Romanesque Revival. Architect: Henry Janeway Hardenbergh. On National Register.
Facade details of Schermerhorn Building on Lafayette St. New York, NY.Streetscape along Bond St. from Lafayette with modern infill among heritage buildings. New York, NY.Fire Engine Company #33. New York, NY.Arched front window of Fire Engine Company #33. New York, NY.
Facade details of Schermerhorn Building on Lafayette St. New York, NY.Streetscape along Bond St. from Lafayette with modern infill (25 Bond) among heritage buildings. New York, NY.Fire Engine Company #33 (1898) (44 Great Jones St.). New York, NY. Style: Beaux Arts. Architect: Ernest Flagg & Walter B. Chambers. On National Register.Arched front window of Fire Engine Company #33. New York, NY.
Fire Engine Company #33 & neighboring Great Jones St. heritage buildings. New York, NY.Heritage commercial building. New York, NY.De Vinne Press Building. New York, NY.Terra cotta details of De Vinne Press Building. New York, NY.
Fire Engine Company #33 & neighboring Great Jones St. heritage buildings. New York, NY.Heritage commercial building (402 Lafayette St.). New York, NY.De Vinne Press Building (1885 & 1892) (393-399 Lafayette St.). New York, NY. Style: Romanesque. Architect: Babb, Cook & Willard. On National Register.Terra cotta details of De Vinne Press Building (393-399 Lafayette St.). New York, NY.
Heritage commercial building now used by NYU. New York, NY.Terra cotta & brick details of 411 Lafayette St. New York, NY.Heritage commercial buildings. New York, NY.LaGrange Terrace [aka Colonnade Row]. New York, NY.
Heritage commercial building (411 Lafayette St.) now used by NYU. New York, NY.Terra cotta & brick details of 411 Lafayette St. New York, NY.Heritage commercial buildings (419 & 417 Lafayette St.). New York, NY.LaGrange Terrace [aka Colonnade Row] (1833) (428-434 Lafayette St.). New York, NY. Style: Greek Revival. Architect: Alexander Jackson Davis (attrib.). On National Register.
436 Lafayette St. New York, NY.Shop entrance off Astor Square. New York, NY.4 Astor Place opposite Cooper Union. New York, NY.Facade of 4 Astor Place. New York, NY.
436 Lafayette St. (1871). New York, NY. Architect: Edward Hale Kendall.Shop entrance (436 Lafayette St.) off Astor Square. New York, NY.4 Astor Place (7 floors) opposite Cooper Union. New York, NY.Facade of 4 Astor Place. New York, NY.
New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater or Joseph Papp Public Theater. New York, NY.Astor Place over 435 Lafayette. New York, NY.Ground floor entrance of Astor Place. New York, NY.Astor Place & Cooper Union Buildings. New York, NY.
New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater or Joseph Papp Public Theater (former Astor Library) (1881) (425 Lafayette St.). New York, NY. Architect: Wings: south Alexander Saeltzer (1853); center Griffith Thomas (1869); north Thomas Stent (1881).Astor Place (2005) (445 Lafayette St.) (21 floors) over 435 Lafayette. New York, NY. Architect: Ismael Leyva Architects + Gwathmey, Siegel & Assoc..Ground floor entrance of Astor Place. New York, NY.Astor Place & Cooper Union Buildings. New York, NY.
Cooper Union. New York, NY.Cooper Union Building on Astor Place is oldest iron frame building in USA. New York, NY.Metropolitan Savings Bank. New York, NY.Cooper Square Hotel. New York, NY.
Cooper Union (1859) (Cooper Square). New York, NY. Style: Italianate. Architect: Frederick A. Peterson. On National Register. Cooper Union Building (1859) on Astor Place is oldest iron frame building in USA. New York, NY.Metropolitan Savings Bank (now Assembly of God) (1867) (6 E. 7th St. at Cooper Sq.). New York, NY. Style: Second Empire. Architect: Carl Pfeiffer. On National Register.Cooper Square Hotel (2008) (25-33 Cooper Square) (23 floors). New York, NY. Architect: Perkins Eastman Architects P.C. + Carlos Zapata Studio.
NYU Alumni Hall. New York, NY.Astor Place Building. New York, NY.21 Astor Place. New York, NY.Wanamaker Store Annex. New York, NY.
NYU Alumni Hall (33 3rd Ave. at 9th St.) (16 floors). New York, NY.Astor Place Building (1881) (750 Broadway at Astor Place). New York, NY. Architect: Starkweather & Gibbs.21 Astor Place (1891) (11 floors). New York, NY.Wanamaker Store Annex (1907) (14 floors) (Broadway at 4th St.). New York, NY. Architect: D.H. Burnham & Co..
Heritage town houses on St. Mark's Place. New York, NY.Details of former wealthy townhouse near Cooper Square. New York, NY.Daniel LeRoy House. New York, NY.Federal Baroque doorway of Daniel LeRoy House. New York, NY.
Heritage town houses on St. Mark's Place. New York, NY.Details of former wealthy townhouse near Cooper Square (1888) (12 St. Mark's Place). New York, NY.Daniel LeRoy House (1832) (20 St. Mark's Place). New York, NY. Style: Federal Baroque. Architect: Thomas E. Davis. On National Register.Federal Baroque doorway of Daniel LeRoy House. New York, NY.
Art Deco Verizon building front on Second Ave. below Stuyvesant Square. New York, NY.


Art Deco Verizon building front on Second Ave. below Stuyvesant Square. New York, NY.



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