Welcome to Cornerspotter, Curbed's game in which you try to identify the location and/or identity of a particular building or streetscape in a historic photograph. Impress us and your fellow Curbed readers with your uncanny insight into New York City and its past!
This building, constructed in the early 20th century, served as the East Coast office for a bi-coastal corporation. It was, at the time, the largest office of its kind united under one roof. The owner of the corporation oversaw the building's construction himself, making sure that it was outfitted with all of the up-to-date technology necessary, and that it was highly fireproofa reasonable threat to this industry at the time. The name behind this office is still synonymous with the business. Where is this building located? Extra points if you can name the corporation it was built for.
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