Known as the "Queen of Greene Street," this former business headquarters dominates the street with its ornate French Second Empire facade. This building exemplifies the way in which elaborate architectural ornament can be produced economically and rapidly using cast-iron technology. The entrance is monumentalized by a central bay pushed out from the facade. Above, the windows are emphasized by engaged Corinthian columns topped by elaborate , segmented arches. Dormer windows project from a Mansard roof which is crowned by a broken pediment.


28-30 Greene Street Building
28-30 Greene Street, Isaac Duckworth [1872]