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!
The site, captured here by Jacob Riis in 1890, was gearing up for the second phase of construction on the grand and still-standing building that occupies the lot today. Since its construction, the building has undergone several renovations, the most recent of which wrapped up about half a year ago to much fanfare. What is the name of the building that occupies this lot?
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