Corner (30 Broad): A 48-story Art Deco building
completed in 1932.
34: A fire that began at J.L. Van Doren's
sperm whale oil shop here on July 19, 1845, killed
30 people, destroyed 300 buildings and caused
$6 million in property damage.
44: International Office Products
(50 Broad): Willauer, Sharpe & Bready
designed this 1913 building with two towers
and white terra-cotta cladding. Wall Street
bulls and bears can be seen on third story.
58: The New York Gold Exchange located
here was the epicenter of Black Friday--September
24, 1869, when
Jim Fisk and
Jay Gould attempted
to corner the gold market and caused a financial panic.
Corner (60 Broad): This building was the offices
of Drexel Burnham Lambert, chaired by Michael Milken,
known as the Junk Bond King. Milken went to jail for
insider trading as Drexel became the symbol for the
financial excesses of the 1980s. Now houses state offices.
On this side is Cafe New Street.