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Place Explorer: Industrial

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Place Name Neighborhood Borough
211-215 Pearl St. Financial District Manhattan Facades of warehouses in old Pearl St. mercantile district, two of which have been demolished
275 Seventh Ave. Midtown South Manhattan Former home to men's apparel industry and unions
American Banknote Building Hunts Point Bronx Former currency minting company, now home to an arts and dance center
Artistic Neon Sign Company Ridgewood Queens Specializes in outdoor signage and brightens up the neighborhood
Asch Building (former), now Brown Building Greenwich Village Manhattan Site of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
Atlantic and Erie Basins Red Hook Brooklyn Ports that were integral to Brooklyn's important shipping industry
Autonomedia Williamsburg Brooklyn Facility for book publishing since 1870, home to radical publishing house Autonomedia
Brooklyn Navy Yard Navy Yard Brooklyn A Navy shipyard from 1801 until 1966, important during the Civil War
Domino Sugar Factory (former) Williamsburg Brooklyn The last sugar plant to close in NYC and a significant Brooklyn landmark
Drake Bakery (former) Clinton Hill Brooklyn A pioneer in mass-produced baked goods
Elmhurst Dairy Jamaica Center Queens Family-owned dairy since 1919 that bottles fresh NY milk
Gansevoort Market West Village Manhattan Heart of the Meat Packing District
Gantry Plaza State Park Hunters Point Queens Former industrial site transformed into a park
Garment Center Capitol Buildings Garment District Manhattan Loft buildings where the "new Garment District" was born
Garment District Garment District Manhattan The center of New York's garment design, manufacturing and sale
Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center Greenpoint Brooklyn Former jute factory transformed into nonprofit industrial developer center
Hudson North American Manhattanville Manhattan Woman-owned storage and moving company, housed in historic Sheffield Farms horse stable
Kentile Sign Gowanus Brooklyn A big, building-top neon sign belonging to a pioneering vinyl floor manufacturer
Lalance & Grosjean Factory Clock Tower Woodhaven Queens A remnant of the Lalance & Grosjean Manufacturing Co. sheet metal and enamel factory
Mott Haven Canal (site of) Mott Haven Bronx Site of former industrial canal built in part by Jordon Mott
National Biscuit Company Factory (former, now Chelsea Market) Chelsea Manhattan A former factory, now reused as Chelsea Market
New York Architectural Terra Cotta Company Long Island City Queens Manufacturer of architectural cladding
Piccirilli Studio (site of) Mott Haven Bronx Stone carvers' studio that made many famous sculptures
Printing District SoHo Manhattan There were once many printing companies here, and some remain
Red Hook Graving Dock Red Hook Brooklyn Civil War-era ship repair dock, now mostly part of Ikea's parking lot
Red Hook Waterfront Red Hook Brooklyn A hub of Brooklyn's working waterfront, threatened by development
Rubulad Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Arts space that hosts Brooklyn's longest-running underground event
Spalding Building (former) Prospect Heights Brooklyn Old factory where "spaldeens" were made, converted to condos
Steinway Piano Factory Astoria Queens The factory where Steinway & Sons Pianos are made
Streit's Matzos Lower East Side Manhattan Oldest family-run matzo manufacturing company in the United States
Studebaker Building Manhattanville Manhattan A reminder of Manhattan's industrial past
Superior Ink (site of) West Village Manhattan Historic waterfront factory building
Washburn Wire Factory (site of) East Harlem Manhattan Once, one of the largest manufacturing plants in Manhattan