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Place Explorer: Business & Industry

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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
Ardea, The Greenwich Village Manhattan Brick and brownstone detailed apartments built for the executives of the Hearn department store
Artistic Neon Sign Company Ridgewood Queens Specializes in outdoor signage and brightens up the neighborhood
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
Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association Building (former) Chinatown Manhattan First home of leading Chinatown organization
Corbin Building Financial District Manhattan Renaissance Revival 19th century office building
Di Fara Pizza Midwood Brooklyn Renowned family owned pizzeria and Brooklyn institution
District Council 65 (former) NoHo Manhattan Long-time headquarters of a union with an activist history
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
Empire State/Borden Dairy Building (former) East New York Brooklyn Former dairy building with beautiful tile mural on facade
Flatiron Building Flatiron Manhattan Famous three-sided skyscraper
Flower District Midtown South Manhattan A collection of wholesale flower vendors located on 28th Street
Fountain Pen Hospital Tribeca Manhattan Caring for our writing implements since 1946
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
Historic Tin Pan Alley Midtown South Manhattan Home to the American popular music industry around 1900
Hudson North American Manhattanville Manhattan Woman-owned storage and moving company, housed in historic Sheffield Farms horse stable
Independence Bank Branch (now Sovereign Bank) Red Hook Brooklyn A welcome neighborhood amenity as the first bank branch in Red Hook
International Longshoremen Assoc. Union Hall, Local 791 (former) Chelsea Manhattan Headquarters of seamen's labor union, later home of the Sanford Meisner Theater
Jarmulowsky Bank Building Lower East Side Manhattan A major Lower East Side bank from 1912-1917
Jefferson Market Courthouse and Garden, now a branch of the NYPL Greenwich Village Manhattan Former site of a Women's House of Detention and one of the most loved buildings in Greenwich Village
Jewish Daily Forward Building (former) Lower East Side Manhattan Headquarters of Jewish newspaper, built in 1912
K. Trimming Co. SoHo Manhattan Offers an extensive supply of buttons, pins, ribbons and fabric as "the world's trimming source"
Kentile Sign Gowanus Brooklyn A big, building-top neon sign belonging to a pioneering vinyl floor manufacturer
Kleinfeld Bridal Chelsea Manhattan Historically significant wedding emporium featured on television
La Ferreteria Corona Corona Queens A hardware store in Queens
Lalance & Grosjean Factory Clock Tower Woodhaven Queens A remnant of the Lalance & Grosjean Manufacturing Co. sheet metal and enamel factory
Macy's Midtown Manhattan Historic department store
Manhattan Metal Lathers and Reinforcing Ironworkers Union Building Upper East Side Manhattan Union hall notable for its Art Moderne style
Middagh Street Studio Apartments (former) Brooklyn Heights Brooklyn Brooklyn's first federally-subsidized housing for artists
Millinery Center Synagogue Garment District Manhattan Synagogue serving workers from the millinery industry
Mood Fabric Garment District Manhattan Famed garment district fabric store
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
National Union of Health and Human Services Times Square Manhattan The headquarters of hospital employee labor struggles
New Market Building Lower Manhattan Manhattan WPA-era Fulton Fish Market building
New York Architectural Terra Cotta Company Long Island City Queens Manufacturer of architectural cladding
Nontraditional Employment for Women Chelsea Manhattan Women's workforce development center
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
Ridgewood Savings Bank Forest Hills Queens Deco home of local bank, designated as a landmark
South Street Seaport Financial District Manhattan Once port and fish market, now historic district, museum, and tourism center