Cast Iron Facades

Cast Iron Facades Chrysler Building

Cast Iron Facades


Photos from July 2006
taken during an open air double deck bus ride through the city


cast iron fronts were popular on South Broadway


external steel fire escape stairs had to be added later


classic cast iron front





the cast iron facades set the


architectural style for the street



for lease




masonry but in a similar style




Italianate with brackets on left


a warm day


classic water tower
(now incorporated into the high rise buildings)

Cast Iron Facades Chrysler Building

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