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Building Blocks: 34th-37th Streets Between Madison and Park Avenues

Starting with the southernmost of these three Midtown blocks, bound by 34th & 35th Streets and Madison & Park Avenues, you’ll see noted the “Cameron Bldg.” and the “Church of the Messiah.” To the east is a strip of Park … Continue reading

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Building Blocks: 34th-37th Streets Between 5th and Madison Avenues

Starting at the bottom of this map section, we start with the most obvious landmark: “B. Altman and Co. Department Store.” Founded in 1865 by native New Yorker Benjamin Altman, B. Altman started as a humble family-owned dry goods store … Continue reading

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